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Teenager granted lifelong wish helps save Christmas for patients at Children's Mercy

A Kansas City group called the "Elves of Christmas Present" led a massive secret conspiracy to surprise a sick child with an extraordinary gift for Christmas.

The Kansas City, Mo. Police Department needed help solving a special case, and they called in 15-year-old Tashawn Thompson, who fighting a life-threatening disease, to help them solve it.

Read more via WDAF-TV

Teen 'cop' cracks case of 'stolen' gifts at Children's Mercy Hospital via KCTV5

Teen becomes "cop," cracks case of "stolen" Christmas gifts via CBS News

Kansas City teen spends Christmas Eve as special detective for a day via KMBC-TV