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Saturday, Dec 14 2013 07:02 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: Christmas celebration put on for young cancer patients

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Speical to The Californian

    CBCC Foundation hosted its first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for Kern County cancer pateints and their families on Saturday. Cancer patients recieved toys from Santa, sang carols, ate lunch and made Christmas ornaments. Here one of the family members poses with Santa.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    CBCC Foudation hosted its first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for Kern County cancer patients and their families. Cancer patients recieved toys from Santa, sang carols, ate lunch and made Christmas ornaments. Here Brayen Mermosillo and his family members pose with Santa.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    Jessica Trevino helps teach Christmas songs to cancer patients and their families at the first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for local pediatric cancer patients held at CBCC.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Speical to The Californian

    Jessica Trevino helps teach Christmas songs to cancer patients and their families at the first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for Kern County cancer patients held at CBCC.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    CBCC Foundation hosted its first Christmas Celebrationand Toy Giveaway for cancer patients and their families on Saturday.

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    By Rod Thronburg/ Special to The Californian

    Cancer patient Diego Ayon (right, other side of the table) makes it through the lunchline at CBCC Foundation's first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for Kern County cancer patients and their families.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    Fernando Quevedo sits on Santa's knee as he visits CBCC Foundation's Christmas Celebration and Toy Gveaway for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    Participants sang Christmas carols at the CBCC Foundation Christmas and Toy Giveaway for Kern County cancer patients and their families.

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    By Rod Thornburg/ Special to The Californian

    Cancer patient Diego Ayon makes penquin decorations at the CBCC Foundation Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway for local pediatric cancer patients and their families.

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    By Rod Thornburg / Special to The Californian

    Supporter Leslie Knox holds Evelyn Trevino, a cancer patient, while watching the caroling at the CBCC Foundation Christmas Celebration and Toy giveaway for cancer patients and their families.

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    By Rod Thornburg / Special to The Californian

    Leslie Knox, left, Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center supporter, spends time with Charles Kelly on Saturday at CBCC during a Christmas party for cancer patients in Kern County.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

The CBCC Foundation for Community Wellness put on its first Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway on Saturday for local pediatric cancer patients and their families.

The day included lunch, music, arts and crafts and pictures with Santa for more than 125 children.

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