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Mavericks Player Plays Santa for Dallas Kids

Dirk Nowitzki, a player from the Dallas Mavericks, at the Dallas' Children's Medical Center, according to the Dallas Morning News.

"Santa Dirk" made his visit to the hospital, meeting parents and patients at the hospital. Nowitzki has not drawn attention to the events in the past, but agreed to let the Dallas paper follow his on his 2016 visit.

"This is the best day of the year for all of us," said Keri Kaiser, Children’s Medical Center’s senior vice president of marketing and communications, to the newspaper. "To me, this is a privilege, to watch him do this every year, seeing how much joy he brings."

In total, Nowitzki visited with about 20 children and their families.

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