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from nbc news, this is "today" with cattie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. [ cheers and applause ] hey, everybody, it's thirsty thursday, december 17th. >> you know what's happening right now? we're streaming live on facebook. >> yes. >> oh, my god, guys, say hi to brie, hi brie norton. >> anyway you're going to watch our show on facebook. for everybody at home -- >> kyle is going to be streaming, too. >> kyle is young and hot and available, too. by the way. >> it's true. >> say it on facebook. >> all right.
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>> great show for you today. first of all if you're bffs like us, you're going to celebrate best friends today. we'll introduce you to two ladies who became friends after just a knock on the door. and two lucky ladies came in early to beat the rain and were swept off our plaza, they got their ambush makeovers. and fresh from l.a., the newly crowned champion of "the voice" in the whole world. knocked adele out of the top i-tune spots. jordan will be with us, what is going on an how he's feeling about everything. >> that's bobby dancing with, he's with alex. she's gotten some christmas music. wait, i want that. they're the only two people that can hear the music and they're dancing and looking ridiculous. >> to a great song. >> that's trouble if you're the only one hearing it. people think you look weird. >> you're right. >> but alex looks weird all the time. we're going to try this thing it's called a face swap.
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if you're tired of looking at yourself in selfies, you can swap faces with this app. >> so cath and i are together it allows you to swap faces with the person next to you in real-time. >> i don't think it's going to work. >> oh, my god. >> wait, what just happened. >> oh! >> i like yours better. [ laughter ] >> wow. >> strangely exciting. >> wow. >> ooh! ooh! >> can we do the whole show like this? >> how big can your mouth get, hoda? >> much bigger. >> imagine that at cocktail parties, how fun that would be. >> we'll take it to the party today. >> oh, my god, i love this thing. >> we could do it all day.
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but sadly we've got other things to talk b. what is it called, face swap? >> face swap live. >> i'm so into that. >> it's only 99 cents? >> an app. >> okay. deal. every year we love jimmy kimmel. he's a sweet, sweet guy. and his sidekick guillermo temporarily transformed into elves to help out santa. >> they interviewed some kids to see if they've been naughty or nice so they can tell santa. last night they sat down with a little girl, elin and jimmy asked her if she realized she had the same name as tiger woods' ex. let's listen. >> have you been naughty or nice this year. >> nice. >> tell me about some of the nice things you've done. >> i've been really sweet to my friends at preschool. >> what are some of the naughty things you've done this year. >> i've done nothing naughty. >> nothing? >> nothing naughty. >> santa has been watching you.
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>> not nothing big. but he says there have been a few little naughty things that you have done. >> well -- >> i really don't want to tell them. >> you can tell us. okay? >> just, little teeny little things. >> not even big things. they're nothing. >> they're just teeny, tiny. >> you're a child, why would anyone even care about these things you've done. are there any bad kids at school can you tell us about. >> gracie has been bad. >> gracie, now we're getting to the good stuff. >> she should get no toys, right? >> right. >> that is priceless. i love that. >> that was so smart. he is so funny. >> i love him. >> "star wars" is everywhere, you can't get away from it unless you've been living under a rock in that case, we're sorry. but it looks like a meteorology in the uk is very excited about the movie. in her weather forecast she fits
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in ten "star wars" references. we won't know them. even though i saw the movie. we're going to ring the bell every single time a star wars reference happens. here we go. >> hi there, it's another unusually mild day, david, a layer of cloud covering the uk. but if you look farther west -- luke, you'll be zblim glimmer of sunshine if you're wooky, a strong breeze for northern scotland and the weather strikes back. the area of low pressure pushes in from the west, creating storm-like conditions for northern ireland and western scotland. don't be a trooper, please take care on the road. if you're forced to awaken early tomorrow morning. you can see fairly mild. with temperatures in double digits. far, far away to the southeast of england a new hope for some sunshine developing in the afternoon. >> 38? >> we missed three? whatever. that was pretty good for old folks. >> alea of cloud cover.
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>> alea. and if you luke farther west. you'll be sunshine if you're wookie. the weather strikes back, we heard that. >> i wonder if she memorized the whole thing or if she had it on prompter. >> would you like to hear a great song? >> the good news is no one knows all the words to this song. it's by somebody named shy carter and al roker introduced it to me. you don't need the words, just whoop it up. it's a old-school funk, rapper's delight. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ baby, baby bring it back >> it's got a little bounce to it doesn't it? ♪ baby, baby, bring it back ♪ baby, baby bring it back ♪ ooh
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>> it's easy to learn. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i love this thing. >> all right. just a reminder -- >> she's begging. please. >> can you find it on channel 108. and hoda every monday and wednesday at 2:00. is it okay or not okay for teens to dress old centre. >> as these girls seem to dress beyond their years. here's what we said about it. >> i'll take that any day over trashy, hoda. >> i thought you liked trashy. >> only on you. >> here's what i have to say. you have your whole life to dress older. so why rush it? actually it's a good point. >> what do you mean, a good point. >> i was stunned. >> stop saying actually. >> all right.
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>> one has never colored her hair. the other does not own any makeup. >> they're in for a big shot when they see their new look. >> ambush makeovers. and wonderful everyone has a story. >> isn't that crazy? ♪ ♪ on land and water, in the air, space and even cyberspace. we operate in a complex world with one simple mission. win. ♪
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brand-new luck. >> courtesy of today's contributor and celebrity hairstylist of the stars -- ♪ louis licari, la, la, la >> today show contributor and author jill martin. >> hi, kids. >> interesting two ladies you found today. >> just perfect, perfect. we found these ladies, again, they're excited to be here. it's the holiday season. wh what better time to make yourself look glamorous. >> robin's been married for 25 years. she works as a dental assistant but took a few days off to come to new york and see the sites. she says her wardrobe consists of two things, black clothing and scrubs. so ready to add color. >> i'm very excited because my alma mater, you're from michigan, go blue. i know you're even more excited because you really want this for mom. >> yes, because she's never done anything with her hair or
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colored it or dyed it so i'm really excited to see what color it's going to be and turn out overall. >> you're going to be very surprised. and so you let us do whatever you want? >> yes, i will. i'm very excited about it. don't do a whole lot with it because it's naturally curly. don't know what else to do with it. >> she's her with her friend alexis and her daughter. keep your blindfolds on for just a second. here is robin before. come on in, robin. see the new you. wow! all right, girls, ready? take off your blindfolds. >> i would never recognize you. >> robin, take a spin. >> here we go. >> look how beautiful you are. >> i don't know who that is. >> look right here at camera 12,
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robin, if you wouldn't mind. wow. >> that's a wow. >> that's a wow, seriously, it is. good job. >> with the hair swept to side, it's modern, it's easy. with her curly hair, she could wear it either straight or just wash and wear. >> your fan club over there is dying. >> very shocked. >> they're shocked i'm in shoes. >> in heels. >> i also made her hair color a little richer and added highlights. >> pretty. >> what do you guys think? >> beautiful. >> i love the dress. >> jill, that dress fits like a glove. >> she said, i only wear black. i said, perfect. >> big round of applause for robin. now we have kim. she's 39. she's turning 40 in two weeks. she's married. a stay at home, work at home mom
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for her two kids. she's here in new york on a girl's trip. before today, she'd never worn heels in her life. also says she doesn't own a stitch of makeup. let's hear her story. >> this is going to be good. >> just whispered to me, i'm going to pass out. you're a little bit freaked out. >> a little bit, yes. >> are you excited? >> yes. >> tell me how you feel. >> like i'm going to pass out. >> you guys are happy for her. >> she deserves this. >> why? >> because she doesn't pay enough attention to herself and she's always putting other people first. >> aw. >> okay, ready? >> i know, i want to be their friends. >> here they are. let's take one last look. kim before. and bring her out! kim! >> keep your blindfold on. >> wow. >> oh, my gosh. >> ladies, take off your
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blindfolds. >> it's amazing. >> kim, you want to look? >> yeah. >> turn around, sweetheart. >> oh, my gosh. >> you look hot. your eyes totally pop out, right? very adelish. >> look at the camera. >> wow. >> the one thing we did that actually i did, i made her hair a little bit redder. it's her natural color. this all works so well together. her one request was her hair be a little bit left long. so i kept it a little bit on the long side which mean she's going to have to frequently style it but you look fabulous. >> look at her friends. don't you love looking at the friends? >> the friends are the best. >> tell us about this outfit. >> i'm into this whole -- >> i know, right?
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>> sort of like -- so many pieces to layer. so the jacket is faux leather, white house black market. and nydj jeans. >> and a beautiful statement necklace. >> brettlet's bring robin out. that was great. you guys look so beautiful. >> definitely have the voice. >> newest star jordan smith right after this. the flu virus. it's a really big deal. and with fever, aches, and chills, mom knows it needs a big solution: an antiviral. don't kid around with the flu, call your doctor within the first 48 hours of symptoms and ask about prescription tamiflu. attack the flu virus at its source with tamiflu, an antiviral that helps stop it from spreading in the body. tamiflu in liquid form is fda approved to treat the flu in people two weeks of age and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days.
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from the moment he stepped open the stage and belted out his first fought in blind auditions, blake, adam, gwen and pharrell all knew a star was born. >> jordan smith! >> jordan's dreams came true when he was crowned season nine champ of nbc's hit singing competition "the voice." >> and it's his powerhouse vocals that actually dethroned adele from the top spot on itunes with this rendition of queen's "somebody to love." ♪ can anybody find me ♪ somebody to ♪ ooh ooh ooh ooh oh oh oh
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♪ love ♪ yeah >> jordan, unbelievable. >> so happy you're here. >> it's fun to watchou watching you. >> yeah. >> it's interesting to watch myself. >> what do you think when you're watching yourself because that was extraordinary. >> that particular performance, i'm like, who is that person? i don't fully understand. it was so crazy. like, where am i? what happened? i'm on the ground. >> were you expressing something you'd never expressed before? gutt gutterally? >> yeah, it was a moment we were building to all season. adam was slowly sneaking into something like that and bringing out this like beast in me i guess. it just came out all of a sudden. >> what was that moment like when it's down to the last day and you're wondering if your name's going to get called?
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when your name gets called, what did that feel like? >> i cannot even describe it in words. it's so crazy. i've been a fan of the show for a long time. i'm sure you love the show, but i've been a fan of the show for such a long time and i always, like, had conversations about if i was going to be on the show what i would sing and, like, three years ago, i would talk about stuff like this. so to be standing at the end and hear them call my name as the winner. >> this is my favorite part, you tried out the year before and didn't make it. >> yeah, yeah, i actually tried out in february of 2014. >> and, but -- a lot of people stay defeated. >> yeah. >> not everybody say, i learned from this, i'm going to go back there and get it this time. >> right, and that's exactly what happened. i did it and i didn't feel like, you know -- i didn't feel like it was the right time. i felt like that was part of it, you know, it just wasn't my time. then a year later, you know, auditions came back around and i got a call, they asked me to come back and sing for a spot.
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so i so i auditioned in february and then got a spot and now i'm here. >> why did you pick adam of all the coaches? >> well, obviously, he's adam, so he's, like, incredible. i don't know, just the things he said to me, you know, during the audition right there on stage. he said some pretty heavy stuff. i connected with him immediately. i knew that because of that connection, we'd be able to cultivate a good working relationship later on and that was really important to me. and he's just someone i would love the chance to learn from. >> it's incredible, the sales, though. the single sales. >> hello, adele. >> adele is jealous of you. >> it's so crazy. >> she'd be happy for him, wouldn't she? >> i like to think she would. i want to meet her but then again i'm, like, afraid. i don't exactly know what's going to happen. >> we're so happy for you. >> we're thrilled. >> thank you so much. >> take a much needed and deserved wonderful holiday break
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streets. authorities hadn't determined if that's the remains an adult or a child. happening now, the "star wars" frenzy hit light speed. lots of bay area fans already in line eagerly awaiting tonight's first local showing of "the force awakens." other fans hunkered down in the bay area movie theats, watching all six previous "star wars" films before viewing the new film tonight. so far fans have purchased at least $100 million worth of advance tickets. we'll look at weather and traffic coming up after the break. ♪ you should shop at grocery outlet first ♪
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welcome back on this thursday. next storm system gaining strength across the pacific. there you see the clouds very extensive this morning. that will be moving through the day, through the bay, through the day. temperatures in the 50s this afternoon. lots of cloud cover expected by the end of the day, few showers starting to develop across the north bay. and then rain for the rest of the bay area as we head through the day tomorrow. meteorologist keri hall at 11:00. >> we're looking over here, bay bridge toll plaza, across the span, disabled vehicle around the tunnel. i don't see it on a live camera. that's about it for the rest of the bay. smooth driving south of there. no major problems. slow through hayward and westbound 580. join us for our 11:00 newscast.
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kris and i will see you then. it's thirsty thursday. you want to check out what we've got for you in bobbie's buzz. >> bobbie thomas has the travel goodies to keep you comfortable and stress free. >> she surely do. >> let's get on board. on the airplane. >> oh, we're on the plane. >> these are some of my best secrets. i never can find my bag. these palm i.d.s. this is just my favorite color of course. they snap on to your luggage. they also look great on wine glasses to remember which one is yours. >> so smart. >> they can't be very costly, right? >> no, they're like $5. two different colors at bed bath
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and beyond. but you can find the best colors. and alex is going to model. what i love about these, they were so popular for women, they now make for men and kids. you don't have to debate, do i bring my tennis shoes, do i not bring my tennis shoes. you can do yoga, exercise. >> you can't run in them. >> no, you can't run in them, but you can do all kinds -- >> alex. >> when you're at a guest house, you don't want to -- then alex has on the next. belkin's five-way splitter. this is great because when you're on the airplane and you want the whole family -- ♪ candy canes ♪ it's beginning to look a lot like christmas ♪ >> i've heard it before. >> this is a five-way splitter. hoda is always trying to share her music.
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a funny youtube video. this is holding up the base. it really lets you get the whole family involved. >> i'm getting warm. i'm getting warm. >> your own funky dance party if we're all together. >> take that with you on your trip. >> next, jewelry. how many of you have a little bag like this that you tangle everything up when you travel? this is at the drugstore. look at this, eight different compartments. and in the center, your big one. >> you do, hoda, because everything's in the bottom your purse. >> this is called tag along. it's at the drugstore. last but not least, bling brush. i'm obsessed. this cleans your jewelry. it's like a pen you keep in your purse. don't leave the rings on the counter when you're traveling. >> just do it right there. >> this evaporates and it makes the best shine. great stocking stuffer for your girlfriends, too.
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>> where's our face swap? >> let's do that. >> we don't know where it is. >> somebody stole it already. >> okay. the knock at the door that changed one woman's life forever. >> everyone has a story.
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who gives back all year long. >> susan wrote us about her extraordinary friend stacy lotus. i'm so happy i got her name right. first, let's listen to her letter to me and to david. >> in january 2010, my ex-husband, the father of my daughter, passed away suddenly. i had to put together a funeral and clear out his home. i was completely overwhelmed. when suddenly there was a knock at the door. stacy, a woman from my church, just showed up and said, what can i do? being a new member of the church and not knowing stacey well, this act of kindness left me dumfounded. she wanted to come and help me and my family with anything we needed. wow, who is this angel? i of course was extremely grateful for this kind gesture. and it has changed my life for the better. god blessed me with an amazing, caring and loving friend.
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she is always giving of her time and talent. self-lessly and unconditionally. stacey's list of kindnesses doesn't stop there. she just returned from a missions trip in chile where she helped build a new church. through the years, i have seen her be a blessing to many. she is always ready, willing and able to help. i can never repay her for what she did that day, nor would she want me to. she has taught me the true meaning of christian community in action. god's love isn't just something we feel, it is something we act upon. >> oh, i love that. >> isn't that sweet? >> here they are, the lovely stacey and suzanne. >> hi, ladies. >> it's so great to see the friendship between you that's developed. >> did you not know about this until we -- when we called the other day? you kept a good secret. >> you said you were going to laugh through the whole thing.
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>> i'm sorry. >> usually people cry through the whole thing but this is a nice change. >> that day, was such an incredible day for you. you asked such a simple question, didn't you, what can i do to help? did you realize it was going to be so transformative for suzanne? >> i never knew i'd get a friend like this out of it. >> how long ago was it that you showed up at the door? >> it was 2004. >> 2004, okay. no, 2010, i'm sorry! >> 2010. >> yes, 2010. >> did you know right away? sometimes when you meet a friend, you know right away you're going to be friends for life. did you feel that when you first met? >> it grew. it grew. we answer each other's questions. we think the same. it gets a little scary sometime. but she's just been such a blessing to me. you know, i wish i could do what she's done for me, i wish i could pay her back. >> there's times in life when we're just overwhelmed and we think, lord, how am i going to
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get through this? knock, knock at the door, an angel shows up. >> right? great. >> to go to chile and do all these other thing, what motivates you to do all of that? >> god motivates me. >> yeah. >> i think of him as the creator of the universe and he's not too busy to know about every hair on my head and yet sometimes he'll ask me to go help somebody or reach out to somebody. it's my complete honor. i'm just so happy to be able to. >> wow. >> there's a wonderful scripture that says, we love because he first loved us, right? >> beautiful, beautiful. >> that's great, you guys. we have a surprise for you. she's appeared on broadway. >> everything from beauty and the beast. >> the fabulous carrie butler getting ready for a special performance david and i wrote just for stacey right after this.
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we're back celebrating our best friends. >> we honor the winners are a special song, so it is now time for you to hear the song that david and i wrote just for you, stacey. here to perform is tony butler. it's called, "i'm here, what can i do." >> aw! ♪ ♪ this world keeps spinning ♪ it's hard to know what is false and what is true ♪ ♪ until one day someone cares enough to say ♪ ♪ out of the blue ♪ i'm here what can i do ♪ this world keeps turning ♪ people learning ♪ people yearning
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♪ for something they can give their whole hearts too ♪ ♪ and then one day ♪ someone special comes your way ♪ ♪ out of the blue ♪ with i'm here what can i do ♪ angels aren't just mythical or mystical or magic ♪ ♪ they're real and often have a human face ♪ ♪ intersecting and connecting time and space ♪ ♪ they come from out of nowhere ♪ ♪ making triumph out of tragic ♪ by asking this and nothing else of you ♪ ♪ i'm here what can i do ♪ this world keeps changing ♪ it keeps on rearranging ♪ it's hard to know what's false and what is true ♪ ♪ until one day someone clears the clouds away ♪ ♪ out of the blue ♪ with i'm here what can i do ♪ angels aren't just mythical or mystical or magic ♪ ♪ they're real and often have a
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human face ♪ ♪ intersecting and connecting time and space ♪ ♪ they come from out of nowhere ♪ ♪ making triumph out of tragic ♪ asking this and nothing else of you ♪ ♪ one simple question that can pull you through ♪ ♪ that can change your life and make your dreams come true ♪ ♪ and that one question ♪ may i make a small suggestion ♪ ♪ is one that always can be asked of you ♪ ♪ you have that power every moment every hour ♪ ♪ to get somebody through ♪ to make a dream come true ♪ to help to light the way ♪ to make somebody's day ♪ to chase the blues away ♪ if you will only say ♪ i'm here what can i do ♪ i'm here what can i do ♪ i'm here what can i do
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[ cheers and applause ] >> yes! >> carrie. >> come on over. >> david, david. >> that was so good. >> this is carrie. >> that was fantastic. you were the perfect person to sing this, carrie. >> what did you guys think your song? >> it's like a disney song. >> right, so simple, but beautiful. >> there goes jake. >> thank you. >> that was so great. >> you enjoyed? >> beautiful. >> carrie, perfect. just beautiful. >> thank you. such a great song. such a great story. >> inspirational. >> beautiful. >> really beautiful. >> people think i'm just one person, what can i do? you can show up. that's what you can do. >> we want to give you a little something. >> yes. >> how about that? all right, since you're always serving other, we wanted you to get pampered and spend some quality time with your besty. where better to do it than a
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spa? so seawater spa out on long island. >> frank and i went there on our honeymoon. >> is treating you two to a girlfriend's weekend getaway. >> what? >> you're going to get three days, two nights, accommodations, ocean front room, you get a pair of 90-minute deep tissue massages. >> what? >> a beautiful private beach, an ocean-fed seawater pool, roman baths. you' you guys are going to have a ball. >> should they wait for summer though? >> she says no, she bt whwants now. >> your family's over there. who's there? >> my daughter. >> and some friends of yours? >> yes, claudia and judy from my church. >> well, they're not going with you, just you two. >> we're so happy you wrote into us. thank you so much. thank you for putting all the light into the world that you do. looks gorgeous. what did you want to say? >> i just want to say what a great friend suzanne is, and she
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acts like i'm all that and she's actually the one that's all that. >> wow. >> she's the one that wrote the letter, sorry. >> she always -- sorry. >> no, it's okay, we got to go, dave. >> december 30th, i'm at the metropolitan room with my partner doing his comedy act. >> oh, my gosh. >> he's going to do it again on the -- >> okay. how about carrie, in the musical comedy. >> "disaster." >> that will be good. >> and dave? >> i just finished a record with patty smythe, christmas record, all the proceeds go to the wounded warriors. >> fantastic. >> what an awesome group of people. all right, everybody. god bless. we're back with some food for the soul. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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the toy drive is heading into the homestretch. you have until next tuesday to donate a toy. >> today one of our longtime partners is back with another generous donation to help families in need. sara is the executive vice president of corporate affairs for tyson foods. hey. >> happy holidays. >> what do you have? >> well, we have for the tenth year in a row a food donation to charities across the country for the "today" show holiday toy drive. it's $200,000 worth of breakfast, lunch and dinner foods. everybody wants to eat at the holidays. >> that is so great. >> we think about toys but people need sustenance. >> they need fun and family and food and hunger relief is one of our biggest programs at tyson foods. >> we're happy to pitch in. >> we really appreciate it. >> thanks so much, enjoy. >> if you'd like to donate, come on down to the plaza by next tuesday, december 22nd. go to the "today" pop-up store.
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>> now for a shoutout to a couple face book fans who spotted regis. >> amanda set this picture of little victoria posing with regis. >> carrie sent in a pic of trey spotting regis. she says, we live in north dakota, but he still wants to wear shorts. >> finally, richie from tennessee found regis. he says he watches the show every day. >> keep your pictures coming in to us, everybody. >> tomorrow from the new movie, kurt russell will be here. >> and last-minute gifts.
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nbc bay area news starts now. and good morning everyone. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> and i'm kris sanchez. thanks for joining us this morning. happening right now is a live look at the corner stone missionary baptist church in san francisco's bay view district where dozens of people are gathered for a public funeral for mario woods, the stabbing suspect killed by san francisco police officers earlier this mont month. now the focus of a federal civil rights lawsuit. activists in the district where woods lived claims the 26-year-old was used as target practice. the charge vehemently denied by


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