Santa signs with little girl as she recounts her Christmas list

A Middlesborough shopping centre's Santa Claus uses sign language to ask three-year-old what she would like for Christmas.

Megan Townsend
Tuesday 08 December 2015 12:29 GMT
Shopping centre Santa speaks to 3 year old using sign language

Video has been uploaded to YouTube showing a toddler telling Santa Claus what she wants for Christmas using sign language.

The moment was captured by a passerby in Middlesborough's Cleveland shopping centre and uploaded to YouTube, where it has amassed over 750,000 views.


Mali Phoenix Williams-Cody, 3, can be seen sitting on Santa's lap and waving to her parents off screen. Her mother is heard saying "sorry, she can't talk very well"

Father Christmas asks Mali's mother if she can sign; and proceeds to ask the three-year-old if she would like a doll for Christmas, receiving an excited smile from the toddler.

A beaming Mali then reveals she would like a scooter for Christmas.

Dave Allan an employee at the shopping centre, uploaded the clip and wrote online: "Her reaction is priceless and touched all of us who witnessed it live. I was so pleased I could capture such a special moment and share it with the world."

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