North Texas Blind Child With Autism Has Memorable Moments With Santa: ‘It Was Amazing To Watch’

WATAUGA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s a Christmas tradition: children sitting in Santa’s lap, sharing their gift wishes and smiling for the camera.

But for one Watauga family, the most important memories were made before the camera clicked. “It was amazing to watch,” said Misty Wolf, remembering the recent interaction between Santa and her 6-year-old son, Matthew.

The family had come to the Cabela’s in Fort Worth with high hopes: Matthew, who is blind and autistic, had suddenly developed an interest in learning more about Santa Claus. Wolf said in years past the man in red had never really registered with Matthew, although he did love to hear her read “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Once they arrived Wolf ran ahead and whispered to Santa about Matthew’s condition.”

Santa put up his hand and said ‘say no more,’” said Wolf. “He immediately… walked over to Matthew and…

Original published: 2018-12-12 16:18:13 Read the full Dallas News here


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