November 18, 2012 10:21 PM

Church spreads holiday cheer door to door with free chickens

It’s not every day a 7-year-old girl wakes up excited about frozen chickens. But for Mackenzie Ruiz of Lenexa, Sunday was no ordinary day. It was the day she would help her mother — and more than 400 others from their New City Church in Shawnee — give away 800 chickens to local families for Thanksgiving.

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