Santa and Mrs. Claus join Orlando police and firefighters to cheer up children at AdventHealth

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If you’ve ever wondered what Santa does in the summer, he stays busy – he just dresses for the heat.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus wore their summer gear this week to make an appearance at AdventHealth’s Christmas in July event in Orlando.

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Santa didn’t bring his sleigh, but instead used a ladder truck to greet young patients through the windows.

Photos: Santa and Mrs. Claus join Orlando police and firefighters to cheer up children at AdventHealth

Orlando firefighters and police officers also greeted the children by rappelling down the side of the hospital, carrying signs of encouragement.

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“It is our hope that for this time, this brief time that we are here, it allows them to take their mind off of whatever they are going through and put a smile on their face,” said Orlando Fire District Chief Spencer Bashinski.

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Patients were also allowed to come outside to meet the arson detection canine and the horses from Orlando Police Department’s mounted patrol.

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