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Published December 25, 2013, 10:07 PM

Fargo firefighters visit Children's Hospital at Sanford on Christmas Day

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Holiday cheer is contagious this time of year. It even spread to the Children's Hospital at Sanford.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Holiday cheer is contagious this time of year.

It even spread to the Children's Hospital at Sanford.

Zach Hagen/Fargo Firefighter: I don't know put a smile on my face and serve the public."

For the fifth day on the job, a firefighter couldn't learn a better lesson.

Hagen: "No one likes being in the hospital."

To give,

Hagen: "It's a wonderful thing to do."

That's exactly what Zach Hagen and his crew are doing this Christmas.

Spreading the cheer to children who may need it most.

Like Kinley.

A two year old who was just diagnosed with ITP- a blood disorder.

Tara: “We'd rather be home opening presents. But."

Even so, the bad news, brought a good surprise.

Tara: "who came to visit you. Who came to visit you today honey. Who came to visit you. Santa. And who else? The firemen? Yeah."

And although it's just a doll and brand new fire engine.

It was just enough for her to forget about her bandages, if only for a moment.

Hagen: "The little things that we can do like this, giving out gifts here and there.”

It was just enough for her to forget about her bandages, if only for a moment.

Hagen: “It's all worth it to see the smile on their face."

Tara: "Say merry Christmas.”

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