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This story melted my heart. Maybe a better name for this doctor would be “Dr. Santa.”

Dr. Omar Atiq who resides in Arkansas decided this year he was going to send a little extra love to his patients. In December 2020 he sent out greeting cards to nearly 200 patients of the Arkansas Cancer Clinic with a note telling them their outstanding balances were forgiven.

I cried.

Dr. Omar Atiq said the decision was easy, especially after such a tough year. “People have lost jobs. People have lost income. People are just in bad situations.” Dr. Atiq erased about $650,000 total of patient debt. You can see more on this incredible story here.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige