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LONDON - AUGUST 07: Christmas cards are displayed with Christmas themed merchandise at Harrods in Knightsbridge for the launch of the store's 'Christmas World' on August 7, 2007 in London, England. (Photo by Rosie Greenway/Getty Images)

6 year old Worcester native Carlos Rolon was born with a condition called unbalanced atrioventricular, an abnormality in his heart.  Carlos has been in the hospital since August and will spend Christmas at Boston Children’s Hospital, waiting for a heart transplant and he’s asking the public for one thing: Christmas cards to decorate his hospital room.  As Carlos waits for his new heart, you can send your cards to

Sheena Cossette
in care of Carlos Rolon
PO Box 3497
Worcester, Mass. 01613

Carlos’ mom is urging everyone to consider being an organ donor as “It’s the greatest gift you’ll ever give.”