U.S. Sends Christmas Wishes to Newtown, Conn.

Citizens of town traumatized by school shootings receive money, gifts from around U.S.
1:50 | 12/24/12

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Newtown, connecticut, is facing an extremely difficult christmas. But the nation has opened its heart to this town on this holiday. Rob nelson has the story. Reporter: Good morning, guys. It's a cruel irony for newtown this christmas. In the midst of this season of giving, a town still reeling from so much lost. Residents are finding no shortage of prayer, comfort, and kindness. During this season of giving, the people of newtown, connecticut, have been overwhelmed with love and support for the holidays. You do what you can. Everybody does a little bit. And it means a whole lot to everybody. Reporter: The newtown post office has been flooded with gifts, letters, and prayers. Incredible sprinkles of love from all over the globe. I think I saw brazil, australia. Anybody in newtown who needs a hug. It's amazing. Reporter: At the local town hall, there are mountains of donated toys. And hurricane sandy victims wanted to spread the joy. We have had so much help, we wanted to pay it forward. Reporter: And the people of newtown agree. Asking supporters in lieu of gifts, to perform 26 acts of kindness. From giving away p -- straight out of the oven Reporter: Or this reporter who help a woman with groceries and taught a kid how to ride a bike. Reporter: A reminder of the greatest gift of all, love and care for one another. And the numbers really do tell the story here. A local resident has organized a toy give away for surviving sandy hook students. So far, more than 60,000 stuffed animals and thousands of toys have been collected. An uplifting start to a long process of healing. Josh, back to you. Lovely thing to know that so many people are out there.

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