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A Secret Santa surprise for a Burger King worker who’s walked to work every day for 23 years

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A Secret Santa is back and this Christmas is bigger than ever!

The EastIdahoNews.com team is busy helping a local man gift more than $500,000 this holiday season. A lot more. Secret Santa is a real person who wants to remain anonymous and hopes to help as many individuals in our community as he can.

If you’ve ever been to the Burger King on Broadway in Idaho Falls, you’ve probably encountered Mary Jacobs.

She has worked there since 1997 and works to ensure that every guest has a wonderful visit. She is a very hard worker and can put a smile on anyone’s face.

Mary is unable to drive so she walks a mile to and from work every day – even on cold winter nights. She works usually six days a week, but she will absolutely come in and work every day if she’s asked.

Her colleagues say that “just giving the woman a candy bar, no matter how small, makes her night and she’ll be as happy as happy gets.”

Secret Santa wanted to surprise Mary and give her an early Christmas gift. Watch the video above to see the surprise!

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