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How Cute! Honey Boo Boo Performs in Her School Christmas Show (Photos)

Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson (second tutu from the left) with her classmates.

Here comes Santa Claus – and Honey Boo Boo!

Alana Thompson, arguably the hottest reality sensation of the year (hey, she even made Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating People list), is still just a regular 7-year-old girl at heart, especially around the holidays.

On Tuesday, she enthusiastically performed at her school’s Christmas show. Putting aside the glitz wear she dons for beauty pageants, Honey Boo Boo and several of her classmates wore black leotards and red tutus for a ballet number. The evening also featured songs and an appearance from St. Nick himself.

Proud mom June Shannon was on hand to capture the moment, and she posted the photos to Alana’s official Facebook fan page.

“Alana in her school program tonight she done soo good,” June captioned one pic. (Yes, her posts are written the way she talks. Get over it.)

June, boyfriend Mike “Sugar Bear,” Alana and her three big sisters have been busy playing Santa themselves. Since Thanksgiving, they’ve been welcoming visitors every night to their outdoor holiday display, asking only that they bring a new toy or canned food. The donations are earmarked for Wilco Luvs Kids, a charity benefiting needy families in their rural Georgia county.

If you don’t live close enough to drop by, you can also send contributions for the charity to Honey Boo Boo and her family at P.O. Box 72, McIntyre, GA 31054.  You may be lucky enough to see your letter online; June has faithfully been “redneckognizing” the fans by taking pictures of every single piece of mail they get. (Alana has admirers everywhere from Finland to Mexico to Israel!)

Check out a sampling of photos here!

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  • The choirboys 1 of 6
    The choirboys
    As Alana and her troupe dance in the background, a chorus of boys raise their voices in song.
    Photo: via Facebook.
  • A pro performer 2 of 6
    A pro performer
    Stage fright isn't an issue for a girl who competes in beauty pageants and has her own TV show.
    Photo: via Facebook.
  • The guest star arrives! 3 of 6
    The guest star arrives!
    The kids can see Honey Boo Boo every day. At this time of year, Santa is a bigger celebrity.
    Photo: via Facebook.
  • Thanks from Mama June 4 of 6
    Thanks from Mama June
    June poses with one of the many fan letters they get daily - and what better place for the "Coupon Queen" to pose than in front of her stash of toiletries?
    Photo: via Facebook.
  • The kindness of strangers 5 of 6
    The kindness of strangers
    Here, a small sample of the nonperishable food and toy donations the Thompson/Shannon family has collected for needy families in their area.
    Photo: via Facebook.
  • Santa’s little helper 6 of 6
    Santa's little helper
    With the money sent in from fans, Honey Boo Boo and her family went shopping at Walmart to gather items for Wilco Luvs Kids.
    Photo: via Facebook.

 

[Photos: via Facebook]

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