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Homeless kids get a snow day in DTLA: Christmas in July



July 11, 2012: Christmas in July at Union Rescue Mission in DTLA.
July 11, 2012: Christmas in July at Union Rescue Mission in DTLA.
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Photo of the day -- More than 20 tons of snow was brought to the Union Rescue Mission in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday July 11, 2012 for a Christmas in July event sponsored by Subway. The kids had lunch and visited with Santa. 

Rev. Andy Bales, CEO of URM, documented the day's non-Slurpee related iced shenanigans via Twitter.