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This dad's reaction to getting a trip to Astros Spring Training for Christmas will warm your heart

(Chesterton, Eric)

The best part of the holiday season, of course, is spending time at home with the entire family together. The presents aren't bad, either, but at a certain point the books and new pairs of socks lose their luster.
It's not often that a gift is so surprising and thoughtful that it leaves you in tears. But, that's exactly what happened when this family all chipped in to get their 88-year-old dad a trip to Astros Spring Training for Christmas. At first, he thought he was just getting another pair of socks, but then he realized what was really going on:

These sorts of surprises and warm feelings -- and new socks -- are what the holiday season is all about.