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    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin waits for her introduction at the Operation Christmas Child celebration Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the south Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    Franklin Graham speaks at the Operation Christmas Child celebration in south Charlotte Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin shakes hands with Franklin Graham as she is introduced at the Operation Christmas Child celebration Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the south Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin speaks to the crowd at the Operation Christmas Child celebration Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the south Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Gov. Pat McCrory speaks to the crowd at the Operation Christmas Child celebration Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the south Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    The Tommy Coombs Band performs at the Operation Christmas Child celebration in south Charlotte Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Wayne Golas moves a boxes full of shoebox gifts down the line at the Operation Christmas Child warehouse in south Charlotte Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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    TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
    Dani Garza moves a box full of shoebox gifts down the line at the Operation Christmas Child warehouse in south Charlotte Friday, December 6, 2013. Thousands of volunteers are packing more than 2 million shoebox gifts at the Charlotte warehouse to distribute to children around the world.
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