The Amazing Story of Uncle Dirk and the Children Will Give Goosebumps

A few days ago Dirk Nowitzki quietly continued his decade-plus tradition of visiting sick kids hospitalized at Children's Medical Center Dallas.

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Dirk Nowitzki poses with patient Lizzy Hock, 4, and her mother Angela, after giving Lizzy an Elsa doll for Christmas.
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Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki delivers presents to children hospitalized at Children's Medical Center Dallas.
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Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki delivers presents to children hospitalized at Children's Medical Center Dallas.
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Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki delivers presents to children hospitalized at Children's Medical Center Dallas.
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Dirk Nowitzki holds 8-month-old patient Ryan at Children's Medical Center.
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Dirk Nowitzki poses with Children's Medical Center patient John after giving him a set of Beats headphones for Christmas. To see more photos of Dirk visiting Children's Medical Center, visit our partners at The Dallas Morning News.
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