Secret Santa with a twist: Stranger pays off Walmart layaways, register tabs

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Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A total stranger has taken the layaway Secret Santa trend a step further.

A man, who was not identified, paid off the layaways at a Taylors, South Carolina, Walmart last weekend. He paid about $3,500 to give complete strangers a Merry Christmas, the Greenville News reported.

But the man wasn’t done.

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He stood at the front of the store, paying customer bills at the regular registers as they came through the line, the newspaper reported.

Store officials didn’t have a total for the hour-long spreading of good cheer.

But the store's manager said the stranger was a man who wanted to do something nice for his community, the Greenville News reported.

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