Last year Ryan Reynolds was tricked into donning an ugly Christmas sweater by his pals Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. This year the actor and dad is putting it on once again, for a very good cause.

Reynolds shared a sweet animated video on Instagram with the caption, “The Sweater Returns! Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays.”

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The short film retells the story of how Reynolds came to be tricked into wearing the ugly Christmas sweater. After which a title card reads, “Every holiday story deserves a magical ending.” The video then shows pediatric patients in the hospital wearing identical holiday sweaters, all gifted by Reynolds in hopes of spreading some holiday cheer.

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These fucking assholes said it was a sweater party. 🎄

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If you’re hoping to gift some holiday magic of your own, you can buy the same sweater at TipsyElves.com.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

Featured photo: Ryan Reynolds via Instagram

 

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