Zac Efron Brings Holiday Cheer to Sick Kids

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I bet the kids at L.A.'s Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA were more thrilled to see Zac Efron with a bunch of presents than they ever were to see Santa.


The High School Musical hottie stopped by the medical center on Friday and helped give away $10,000 worth of toys to the critically ill kids. Hooking up with, Zac Efron passed out toys including electronic keyboards, Tickle Me Elmo dolls, art sets, board games and HSM loot.

"He really spent time bonding with each of the children and their families," a source told event told Zac also signed autographs and posed for photos with hospital staff.

"The kids were smitten and beaming from ear to ear," adds the source. "Some of the kids couldn't even speak, but they had the widest grins and would sit as close to him as possible.

"Zac was super gracious and could not have been more kind and truly happy to be there."

I love a nice story like this -- especially around the holidays. It's like a Chrismukkah miracle.

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