December 11, 2011 5:00 AM

Riverside police, firefighters fill Christmas wish lists

Big brother Mark Zahnd III knew the aching gaps that he and little brother Dominique share. “You should’ve gotten some shoes!” 12-year-old Mark said, as he spied into Dominique’s busy shopping cart Sunday morning. “I


,” his 8-year-old brother replied quickly, not wanting to be distracted at the crunch time of a gifted Christmas shopping trip. Each was shopping with a Riverside police officer at a Northland Walmart, among some 60 Riverside children that school counselors and others had identified as needing the special help.

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