Dalton Dingus, boy who broke Christmas card record, dies

Dalton Dingus
Dalton Dingus

MAGOFFIN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Dalton Dingus, a 9 year-old Magoffin County Kentucky boy who recently broke the world record for the most Christmas cards, has died.

Dalton passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Bluegrass Hospice Center in Hazard, Kentucky.

Funeral services for Dalton Dingus will be conducted Wednesday, January 16.

He received more that 700,000 cards, including 40,000 to 50,000 on Christmas eve, shattering the former record of only 35,000.

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