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Family loses everything in a fire but gains hope for Christmas

Strangers deliver family's wish list
Posted: 5:52 PM, Dec 19, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-20 00:18:39Z

Four Christmases and counting: Nancy Potwine and Jennifer Christiano deliver bags and boxes of cheer to families who have suffered tough times.

This year we introduced these real life angels to the Genbergs. Chris and Wendy along with their daughters Solaris and Starla lost everything in the fire that destroyed their Brooksville home.

They came bearing presents for everyone. Clothes, gift cards, toiletries. The Genberg’s say they never expected the outpouring of kindness from strangers.

Nancy Potwine knows what it feels like to face the holidays with little hope. 14 years ago she was a single mom battling a brain tumor.  We shared her story and an entire community adopted Nancy and her son for Christmas.

Now Potwine is on a mission to make sure others in need experience the blessing of generosity she felt all those years ago.