Christmas in Alaska came early this week to nearly 300 students attending school in an Eskimo village, thanks to the volunteer program coordinated by the Alaska National Guard.
Santa and Mrs. Claus greeted children in the western Alaska community and took pictures with them before helper elves handed out gifts.
“It’s all to make the kids’ Christmas and bring a little joy to them,” Banez said.
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