Lee County veteran who crafts wooden toys for children in need surprised by viewer donations
ABC 11 News
By Akilah Davis
December 20, 2019
The 80-year-old Army veteran has helped Santa out every holiday season for the past 50 years by creating wooden toys.
"You've got people from California to Texas... way out there. I never dreamed of this many people hearing my story," said Annis. "A lady and a man came in here last week and said it's not much wood, but you can make a few toys."
"It's amazing what you can do with a block of wood," said Annis. "A lot of times the kids just look in amazement. Like, I'm going to get that?"
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