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Albany family delivers gifts to fire victims in Tenn.

An Albany High student delivered gifts to Tennessee fire victims. (Source: Tracy Rowe) An Albany High student delivered gifts to Tennessee fire victims. (Source: Tracy Rowe)
Michael Hefton gathered items from community members. (Source: WALB) Michael Hefton gathered items from community members. (Source: WALB)

An Albany family is bringing joy to folks who lost everything to the the devastating fires in Gatlinburg,Tenn. less than one month ago.

Michael Hefton is a student at Albany High school.

He's been collecting items to deliver to families for the past several weeks.

He even got Ashley's furniture to donate 12 bed sets.

This weekend his family traveled to Tennessee to deliver the gifts. 

A family member of his dressed up as Santa to present the gifts. 

Despite the rain, he said there has been a line of people all day.

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