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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Destiny Ramseur, 8, sleeps after working most of the night bagging toys and clothes for Christmas at the New Outreach Christian Ministry in Charlotte.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Destiny Ramseur, 8, sleeps after working most of the night bagging toys and clothes for Christmas at the New Outreach Christian Ministry in Charlotte. Other volunteers continue working as 7AM approaches and the doors are opened.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    On a cold Christmas morning, people wait in line for toys, clothes, and food at the New Outreach Christian Ministry in Charlotte.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    A bible and donated skateboards sit on the altar at New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Hugs are exchanged before gifts are received at New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Hugs are exchanged before gifts are received at New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Pastor Brenda Stevenson prays and delivers a message at New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    Pastor Brenda Stevenson gets a hug from Shirley Hathcock, who came to get toys and clothes for her four grandchildren.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    A volunteer brings bags of gifts to Patricia Jones (right), who came to New Outreach Christian Ministries to get Christmas for her 6 great grandchildren.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Mike Peyton receives food from a volunteer at the New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Shirley Hathcock, helped by volunteers, carries toys and food for her 4 grandchildren at New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Prinzt Livingston (8, center) and his sister Princess Livingston (6, left) open a bag of toys at the New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    With only a beach blanket against the cold, Prinzt Livingston, 8, carries a bag of toys he received from New Outreach Christian Ministries on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Mike Peyton (right) and his wife Andrea (left) carry toys and food from the New Outreach Christian Ministries Christmas distribution.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Patrick Dawkins celebrates Christmas with his grandparents at the New Outreach Christian Ministries.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Volunteer Jason Bessive carries a bicycle for Alisha Green and Courtney Massard, who had come to get toys for children in their household.
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    Marie Featherson and her grandson Ronnie Harley, 7, sit on the steps outside New Outreach Christian Ministries and eat a hot breakfast of ham and grits on Christmas morning.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Marie Featherson and her grandson Ronnie Harley, 7, sit on the steps outside New Outreach Christian Ministries and eat a hot breakfast of ham and grits on Christmas morning, while others carry bikes and toys from the distribution.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Volunteer Jason Bessive (left) prays with Margaret Gassew (right), who had come to New Outreach Christian Ministries for food for herself and her husband Richard, who is battling cancer.
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