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Beyonce Surprises Walmart Shoppers
Attention Walmart shoppers! Beyoncé in aisle 3. Queen B’s late night album drop last week wasn’t the only surprise she had in store this holiday season. The platinum-selling Beyoncé dropped into a Walmart store in Tewksbury, Mass. to ambush shocked shoppers and spread some holiday cheer. Not only did the superstar pick up a few toys for baby Blue Ivy, she played Santa herself, and every person on site received a $50 Walmart gift card.
Tiny Miracle Baby Brings Joy for Christmas
When Connor Sorensen was born six months ago, he weighed less than a pound and his father’s wedding ring fit loosely around his tiny leg. Doctors weren’t sure if he would survive. Today, he is going home to spend his first Christmas with his family. Connor was just 14 ounces when he was born on June 29 — that’s two ounces less than a pound. He was only 24 weeks old and the smallest baby ever born at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla.