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'Layaway angel' just made holidays brighter for some NE Ohio …

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‘Tis the season to give, and one person is giving in a big way at a couple of Northeast Ohio Walmart stores. According to a manager at the Steelyard Commons Walmart, a person paid $72,000 in layaways for close to 100 customers at that store. As if that wasn’t generous enough, the same mystery donor paid $36,000 in layaway bills at the Walmart on Leavitt Rd.

in Lorain. The identity of this Secret Santa will likely remain a mystery as Walmart says that was part of the agreement with the person. Layaway angels, as they’ve been called, pop up around the holidays in other states, as well.

Last year, someone in Massachusetts paid off layaway bills for hundreds of Toys ‘R’ Us customers1.

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  1. ^ someone in Massachusetts paid off layaway bills for hundreds of Toys ‘R’ Us customers (fox8.com)