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Inspired by a photo, a reader's kindness makes a big difference
Inspired by a photo, a reader's kindness makes a big difference

The holiday decorations have long since been packed away, but there was one more gift that had yet to be delivered. After reading The Times' story Dec. 26 of Christmas at the Midnight Mission in downtown Los Angeles, a reader from Redondo Beach jotted off a note and a check for $100 made out to a woman who was featured along with her daughter in a photo. According to the article by Rosanna Xia, Latoya Williams had waited long hours with her 7-month-old daughter, Madison, for the toy giveaway at the mission. But it was her daughter’s first Christmas, and once she saw the girl playing with new toys, Williams told Xia, "It’s worth it." Williams had been laid off...

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