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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYHouston - December 6 and 14, 20131. UPSOUND Medium of Kids in bleachers at Houston Convention Center2. Closeup of kids' legs and feet pouding on bleachers3. Pancho Claus arriving in convertible filled with toys4. SOUNDBITE (English) Joshual Segovia, 6, first grader: (see transcript below)5. Various of Pancho with the kids6. SOUNDBITE (English) Maggie Strickland, Principal, Lantrip Elementary School: (see transcript below) 7. UPSOUND Wide of Reyes and another man performing a rap song8. SOUNDBITE (English) Richard Reyes, 'Pancho Claus': (see transcript below)9. Wide of Pancho riding into convention center with police officers in foreground10. SOUNDBITE (English) Richard Reyes, 'Pancho Claus': (see transcript below)11. Various of hall filled with kids getting giftsVOICEOVER SCRIPT:UPSOUND: 'Pancho, Pancho…'THESE KIDS ARE EXCITED FOR GOOD REASON…'PANCHO CLAUS' IS NOT ONLY COMING TO 'TOWN'….HE'S COMING HERE TO HOUSTON'S CONVENTION CENTER TO BRING PRESENTS TO GIVE PRESENTS TO SCHOOL CHILDREN.SOUNDBITE (English) Joshual Segovia, 6, first grader: "A lot of cars. I gotted soldiers"SOUNDUP: 'say cheese'THE TEX-MEX SANTA WAS BORN OUT OF THE CHICANO CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT OF THE 1970s AND EARLY 80s… AND HAS SINCE BECOME A HOLIDAY FIXTURE IN CITIES ACROSS TEXAS.HE BRINGS GIFTS, MUSIC AND 'RELATABILITY' TO LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND AT-RISK KIDS.SOUNDBITE (English) Maggie Strickland, Principal, Lantrip Elementary School: "Pancho Claus makes them feel like he's part of their family. When he speaks in Spanish and he sings in Spanish, a lot of our kids don't speak English so they can relate to it and they just know that he's there to provide smiles" upsoundHERE IN HOUSTON, PANCHO HAS BEEN THE ALTER-EGO OF RICHARD REYES THE PAST 30 YEARS. DESPITE LOSING ONE OF HIS MAIN CORPORATE SPONSORS THIS YEAR, HE'S DETERMINED TO KEEP SPREADING HOLIDAY CHEER.SOUNDBITE (English) Reyes: "It's grown amazingly. I mean now we give out hundreds of toys, if not thousands, with other agencies and we also have a big Christmas Eve party for about 300 families, these are the saddest stories."ON CHRISTMAS DAY, PANCHO AND HIS HELPERS will ROLL INTO THE BARRIOS, SIRENS BLARING AND VOICES SINGING:SOUNDBITE (English) Reyes: "So I want you to roll down the window and yell to the night 'Feliz Navidad todos.' If you have one alright." MAKING SURE ALL KIDS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD KNOW PANCHO CLAUS DIDN'T FORGET ABOUT THEM.Hannah Buchdahl, Associated Press(****END****)