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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    $100 bills are stamped with "Secret Santa" on Thursday, December 5, 2013. The bills were given out to school employees, pedestrians and others by Secret Santa elves throughout the city.
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    Secret Santa elves wore berets throughout the city as they gave out $100 bills to school employees, pedestrians and others on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L) Margie Anderson reacts as she is presented $100 by a Secret Santa elf on Thursday, December 5, 2013. William Montgomery looks on at right. Montgomery was also given $100.
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    Sandy Edwards hugs a Secret Santa elf after she was given $100 on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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    Terry Tiamd a Mecklenburg County employee with A Child's Place is overcome after receiving $100 from a Secret Santa elf on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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    Tiffinie Stringfellow, the administrative secretary at Walter G. Byers School reaches out to hug a Secret Santa elf after she was given $100 on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Secret Santa elves handed out coloring books to children at Walter G. Byers School in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Theresa Pearson a cafeteria worker at Walter G. Byers School celebrates receiving $100 from a Secret Santa elf as co-worker David Black laughs on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
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