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Bus Passengers Get $50 Christmas Gifts From Anonymous Woman

Spokane, Wash. (AP) -- Some bus passengers in Spokane, Washington, suddenly find themselves with some extra spending money for the holidays.

That's after a mysterious woman hopped aboard Spokane Transit Authority buses Thursday, greeted passengers with "Merry Christmas" and handed each an envelope before stepping off. The envelopes contained a card and a $50 bill.

The scene was repeated on several other buses.

The secret Santa did it so quickly that descriptions of the woman varied among surprised passengers.

An STA spokesman says they haven't been able to identify the woman, who gave away at least one-thousand dollars.

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