Random gifts from Norfolk good samaritans unwrap festive smiles
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A group of secret Santas from Norfolk have been placing Christmas gifts in public places for lucky passers-by to find.
Members of the Facebook group Random Gifts Across the World have come together to spread love and kindness this Christmas season.
The group was founded three years ago by Trish Abbott, 62, of Reedham, after finding inspiration from a similar group Random Gifts of Love which has since closed down.
After leaving trinkets around Norwich, Mrs Abbott became hooked on the idea and launched a replacement group from her home.
Now the group includes 1,370 members on Facebook from all over the world, including the USA, Australia and Brazil.
Mrs Abbott said: 'It is all about giving without an expectation of getting anything back – other than a good feeling from doing something kind.
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'There is so much horrid news around at the moment, it is lovely to make people smile.
'We need lots more members who like giving things and performing random acts of kindness – it might change the world.'
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The group leaves handmade gifts such as painted stones and Christmas stockings in a number of places including libraries, park benches, pubs and restaurants.
They also leave bought gifts such as crafts, jewellery and toys.
The group work all year round leaving gifts on occasions like Valentine's Day and Halloween, as well as leaving bottles of bubbles in parks for children during the summer.
You can get involved here.