A 10-year-old, boy wrote a "Santa List" his father will never forget.

According to WVLT, Matt Leadbetter asked his kids to think long and hard about what they want for Christmas this year.

Leadbetter said, "I just told them to make a list for Santa."

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His 10-year-old son Houston wrote, "I want nothing for Christmas.” He said instead, "I want every kid to have a present instead of me."

Leadbetter said he’s proud of his son for recognizing the importance of giving to others.

Houston has learned about giving thanks to his grandma. The two spread the joy of Christmas by delivering baskets to help others after opening presents.

"I just want everyone else to have something to make them happy," said Houston.

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