Patrick’s People: Snowball Express

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTVI) – This is no ordinary flight leaving Lambert for Dallas Friday.   It's got some pretty special cargo onboard.  This is the snowball express, a flight dedicated to bring holiday cheer to children and families that have lost a parent.

American Airline started this tradition seven year ago and Friday they flew 13 St. Louis families to Dallas to join up with 1700 children, parents and guardians, for fun at six flags.  The trip will last for five days, a chance to meet old friends and form new friends.