• Jaguars player Marcedes Lewis, mascot Jaxson de Ville play Santa for Wolfson Children's Hospital patients

    By: Russell Colburn

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Christmas came early for some young patients at Wolfson Children's Hospital, where a Jacksonville Jaguars player and the team’s famous mascot played Santa for the day.

    Marcedes Lewis and Jaxon de Ville went room to room delivering presents and smiles.

    The Jaguars' community partner Florida Blue helped put the event on.


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    Among the patients Lewis visited: now 1-year-old Carter a once conjoined twin who was separated from his brother Conner in May.

    Lewis said this was all about giving back to the community.

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    “I have a big heart so I don't mind bringing it out some time,” Lewis said.

    As for Carter's brother, Conner, he's at Brooks Rehabilitation. Carter will join him there soon.


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