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Generous viewers have already contributed hundreds of toys to 13abc's Hope for the Holidays toy drive, including a drop-off of some 1,200 Hot Wheels.

Josh Chevalier began collecting the toys in 1995 and continued to amass more cars until 2003.

He says there's a simple reason he's parting with his collection.

"I just thought, you know, there are enough children out there that can't have a good Christmas," he says. "The less fortunate children could use them more than I could."

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