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A safe embrace: Mrs Claus greets disadvantaged children in Brazil amid pandemic


Dressed as Mrs Claus, Fatima Sanson offers gifts and hugs to disadvantaged children in Belo Horizonte every Christmas, but this year it's with a difference. As Brazil continues to face the deadly coronavirus pandemic, a sanitised curtain has been installed to ensure children and Mrs Claus can enjoy a safe festive embrace.

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