Salvation Army Maj. Susan McElroy chooses gifts purchased through the Empty Stocking Fund for a package for a family that qualified for emergency help at the Christmas Bureau on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.
Salvation Army Maj. Susan McElroy chooses gifts purchased through the Empty Stocking Fund for a package for a family that qualified for emergency help at the Christmas Bureau on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Salvation Army Maj. Susan McElroy chooses gifts purchased through the Empty Stocking Fund for a package for a family that qualified for emergency help at the Christmas Bureau on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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