Santa ‘Cried All the Way Home’ After Granting Terminally Ill Child Who Died in His Arms His Final Wish
Santa Claus receives many wishes from children during the holiday season, but one wish from a terminally ill five-year-old boy from Tennessee brought a Santa to tears.
Eric Schmitt-Matzen had just returned home from one of his gigs playing Santa, when a nurse from the local hospital gave him a call, asking him to come to the hospital because there was a very sick little boy who wanted to see Santa, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
Schmitt-Matzen was used to playing Santa for years. He even looks the part and was born on December 6 (St. Nick’s Day). But nothing could prepare him for what he faced when he got to the hospital. – READ MORE