BOSTON (CBS) – About 4,000 homeless children and their parents received quite a Christmas celebration Sunday at the Boston Convention Center on Sunday.
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Kids are bussed in from all around the greater Boston area to take part in the all-volunteer event.READ MORE: Jury Selected In Trial Of Thomas Latanowich, Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon
The 24rd annual Christmas in the City event transformed the building into a winter wonderland, featuring music, food, games, rides, and a visit from Santa Claus.
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“To see the hard-working mothers and fathers and to see the kids having the time of their lives, it’s worth it so much,” he said.