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December 24, 2009 in City
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Meghan Schmidt puts in last minute barrets in daughter Jenna’s hair while daughter Annabelle waits to see Santa Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 at Riverpark Square. Most kids, like Jenna, 3, and Annabelle, 5, are happy to pose for pictures with Santa, while others are not.

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Elliot Hughes, 4, left, is fine being on Santa’s lap, but his brother Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, cries at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. Their mother, Elizabeth, admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child.

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Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, is rescued from Santa’s lap at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 by his father Liam Hughes, right. Jack’s mother, Elizabeth, admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child.

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Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, is rescued from Santa’s lap at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 by his mother Elizabeth, center, and father Liam, right. Elizabeth admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child.

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Jack Hughes, 18-months-old, is held by his mother Elizabeth in line to see Santa at Riverpark Square Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. Elizabeth, admits to being afraid of Santa and crying when she was a child. Jack cried when they finally got to see Santa.