Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Comet (right) and Crash (left), reindeer owned and raised by Jenna Hansen of Nikiski, pose for pictures with people who drop by Trustworthy Hardware 2 on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2016 in Soldotna, Alaska. The Hansen family and the reindeer make regular appearances in town around Christmastime. On Friday evening, they'll make a stop at the Klimpke family's Christmas lights display.

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