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These Military Kids Got a 'Winter Wonderland' Surprise

The kids of deployed troops enjoyed a Winter Wonderland event from Yellow Ribbons United. (Yellow Ribbons United)
The kids of deployed troops enjoyed a Winter Wonderland event from Yellow Ribbons United. (Yellow Ribbons United)

If you're a military child you probably don't love deployment. But deployment over the holiday season is a particular kind of bummer.

That's why the Winter Wonderful holiday party put on by Yellow Ribbons United seems sol, well, wonderful.

Yellow Ribbons United hosted a Winter Wonderland event for the kids of deployed troops (Yellow Ribbons United)

 

About 150 military kids and parents attended the fun Washington, D.C. area holiday party Dec. 4. This is the fourth years running that organization has put on such a soiree.

Yellow Ribbons United hosted a Winter Wonderland party for the kids of deployed troops. (Yellow Ribbons United)

Presents? Check. Games? Check. Cookies? Check. Santa Claus? Check. Holiday cheer? Oh yes -- check.

A candy counter at the Yellow Ribbons United Winter Wonderland event for the kids of deployed troops (Yellow Ribbons United)

This year the kids also got to hang out with Washington Redskins player Arie Kouandjio.

Washington Redskins player Arie Kouandjio welcomes the kids of deployed troops to a Winter Wonderland event. (Yellow Ribbons United)

Yellow Ribbons United is one of the many national and local organizations that reaches out to military and Gold Star kids over the holidays.

 

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