Santa Makes Special Visit to Children's Hospital Burn Unit

December 23, 2014 2:32 PM

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Santa Makes Special Visit to Children's Hospital Burn Unit

Jim Hipp is the perfect Santa Claus for the annual holiday party at the burn unit held at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio, and it isn't because he has the white beard and the red suit.

Fifteen years ago, Hipp was working as an industrial electrician in Georgia when a fire ignited, causing nearly 14,000 volts of electricity to surge through his body. With 52 percent of his body badly burned, he was placed in a medically induced coma and eventually flown to Akron to complete treatme...

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