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Fire Buddies bring Christmas cheer to children dealing with cancer

Four-year-old Joy Arseneau was a little overwhelmed by the bright flashing lights and crowd of people who suddenly emerged in front of her home from three Homewood Fire Department trucks and several private vehicles on Dec. 15.

But when she got two firefighter/paramedics into her rec room to play, she suddenly embodied her name bouncing, wiggling and laughing as she showed them how to cook in her toy kitchen.

Joy is a leukemia patient, and the firefighters visiting her were part of the 

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