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A Virginia elementary student on Friday had his wish granted by Santa Claus on the spot.

With just a week until Christmas, one first grade classroom at an elementary school in Stafford, Virginia, received a surprise visit from Santa. The man disguised as Santa was Marine Staff Sergeant David Rescott, who recently returned from an eight month deployment in Kuwait, according to WTTG-TV.

He used the opportunity to surprise his son, Jackson, about his return home.

According to WRIC-TV, once it was Jackson's turn to tell Santa what he wanted for Christmas, he wished for a new Xbox and his dad to return home.

That's when Rescott began to remove his costume piece by piece to reveal a bit of "Christmas magic."

"I think I have a bit of Christmas magic for you," Santa told Jackson.

There's no doubt Jackson was suprised. With his jaw wide open, he embraced his dad and said, "I love you."

Watch the amazing video below via WTTG:

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