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From Santa to Sandy, St. Nick's helpers send toys to children affected by storm

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Alli Beach, dressed as one of Santa's elves, helps load toys onto a palette at Virginia's Washington Reagan Airport where they will be delivered to New Jersey for distribution to children in communities still recovering from Superstorm Sandy on Dec. 3.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and the Blue Angels held an event to send toys to children affected by Superstorm Sandy at the Washington Reagan Airport in Arlington, Va., according to wire reports. Over $700,000 worth of toys were being loaded into a plane and flown to New Jersey where they would be distributed to the children.

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Tim Connaghan, dressed as Santa Claus, helps load toys onto a palette at Washington Reagan Airport where they will be delivered to New Jersey for distribution to children in communities still recovering from Superstorm Sandy Dec. 3 in Arlington, Va.

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Alli Beach, dressed as one of Santa's elves, stands next to two Marines as volunteers prepare to load toys onto a palette at Washington Reagan Airport where the toys will be delivered to New Jersey for distribution to children in communities still recovering from Superstorm Sandy on Dec. 3 in Arlington, Va.

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