60 children flown from Seattle to 'North Pole' for exciting, joyous early holiday (VIDEO)

SEATTLE -- A group of needy children were flown to Washington's "North Pole" to enjoy an early, gift-filled holiday.

Alaska Airlines took 60 children to Spokane, where volunteers turned an aircraft hangar into a magical Santa- and elf-filled world.

Q13 News photojournalist Dustin Gagne went on the trip and filed this video report.