Holiday wonderland designed to awaken children’s senses

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HOUSTON, TX – What do you want for Christmas? Any thoughts? Houston certainly has something special to offer: a strong community. You can feel it wherever you go, but this time you can also “Touch, Smell and Hear” it.

Over 400 children with physical and mental challenges came from all over Harris County to the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science for an exclusive meeting with Santa and his friends. Not only did they have the opportunity to tell him their secret wishes but also to learn, have fun and experience new things.

The Harris County Medical Society Alliance is responsible for creating this holiday wonderland, designed to awaken the children’s sense of sight, smell and touch. They had two 12-foot Christmas trees adorned with lights and interactive ornaments.

This is a clear example of how to build a better society. Kids took back home memories of a magical day, yummy cookies and most importantly, a message of love.