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Secret Santa Update: How the Rees family is doing one year after Wyatt’s death

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For the past five years, we’ve been able to help surprise deserving people eastern Idaho with gifts from an anonymous Secret Santa.

Many times we’re asked for updates on the recipients so every Thursday, from now until Christmas, we’ll be posting an interview with someone who received a Secret Santa gift in the past.

In 2017, we surprised Wyatt and Mindy Rees with a $10,000 check from Secret Santa. Wyatt had been diagnosed with ALS and was confined to his bed. Mindy was taking care of him while raising their four children.

Wyatt passed away a few days after Christmas last year. Mindy continues to press forward and gave us an update in the video player above.

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