Mesa police's Blue Santa waves as officer Mark Kelly tries the wheelchair lift on his new Ford Super Duty van while his children Bryce and Hyrum look on from inside. The vehicle was presented to Kelly by the Mesa Police Association's Officer Assistance Fund during an early Christmas celebration for Kelly and his family. Dec. 9, 2009.
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