OPERATION CHRISTMAS AIRLIFTS OVER 80,000 BOXES OF GIFTS TO AFRICA.
Singer Bono (R) of the rock band U2, speaks at the send off of gifts headed
to Africa as part of Operation Christmas Child in New York on December 10,
2002. The organization, run by minister Franklin Graham (L, in darket
jacket), used the worlds largest aircraft, the Antonov 225 to send 80,000
shoe boxes full of donated gifts. REUTERS/Chip East