Transcript for Secret Santas Spread Generosity
And finally tonight, from a half million dollar check to a diamond ring to an entire layaway bill, paid off. The secret santas are working overtime, spreading their generosity to so many when they least expect it. Could you be next? Here's ABC's John donvan. Reporter: As sure as stars on trees and ribbons on boxes, our annual anonymous angels zigzagging across the map, the stories popping up like this one. In alcester, South Dakota, where at this toys "R" us, someone walked in and asked to pay down a bunch of bills for families buying Christmas gifts on layaway. A gift to parents like Ashley Hanzlik. It was pretty amazing. I've never had anything like that happen to me. Reporter: One of a kind, hardly, because, hop east, to Bellingham, Massachusetts. Same thing, toys "R" us. Debbie pendlebury goes in to pay her bill and -- I honestly was stunned. Reporter: Go west again, and "The Kansas City star" followed a man handing out $100 bills. That's for you, buddy. Wow. You can cry. I cry all the time. Thank you! Reporter: On onward, a Salvation Army kettle in billlerica, massachusetts, a diamond ring turns up there, valued at $3,500. Another one in Minneapolis gets a check for half a million dollars. But as in epping, New Hampshire, scene of yet another layaway payoff this week, benefits robin ayers and company, when you don't know whom to thank, and that's on purpose, this is what you say -- Merry Christmas. Merry Christmas, you say? He said merry Christmas. Reporter: John donvan, ABC news, Washington. "Gma" and "This week" in the
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