Secret Santa

8:18 pm
Thu December 23, 2010

Secret Santa Pays Tribute to Grandview Friend

In Grandview, Mo., Secret Santa stamped the $100 bills with the name Bob Beckers, past mayor and chief of police, who died in August.
photo: Laura Spencer/KCUR

Grandview, MO – As many children await the arrival of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, Kansas City's Secret Santa has already been busy. He's made seven "sleigh rides," and some of his elves have brought that total up to more than a dozen from coast to coast. It's a tradition stretching back more than 30 years to Larry Stewart, who gave out hundred dollar bills to strangers, those in need, every December.

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