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Watch people freak out after getting Hamilton tickets for Christmas

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Rebecca Fontana

If you need something to smile about after the garbage year known as 2016, these videos of HamFans finding out they're going to be in the room where it happens are just the thing. (Unless you’re the Grinch. Then we can’t help you.)

One thing New Yorkers have been justifiably crazy about for the past year is Hamilton, entering the ticket lottery every day, listening to the Hamilton Mixtape on repeat and memorizing every single new cast member's name, theater history and social security number. So the best present they could’ve gotten (even better than world peace) is tickets to Hamilton—and they did. Check out their reactions from Christmas morning: 

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