Team Tyson and Don King playing Santa Claus in the cities of

December 1996
New York Amsterdam News;12/21/96, Vol. 87 Issue 51, p51
Reports on the collaboration between boxing promoter Don King and boxer Mike Tyson to distribute turkeys to needy families during the holidays in the United States. When Don King started the program; Cities that were targeted in 1996; How the program works; Comments from Tyson and King.


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