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By David Martin

Santa Claus comes to Green River


David Martin

While most recognize Santa driving a sleigh pulled by magic reindeer, he was able to forgo tradition and arrive in style on the back of a trike driven by Dennis Laughlin.

Despite braving cold temperatures, the expectant smiles beaming off of Green River's children wouldn't fade as they waited for him.

It didn't take long before flashing lights heralded his arrival. Riding on the back of a trike, he waved to the boys and girls looking to sit on his lap and talk to him.

Accompanied by police cars and the Green River Fire Department's 1946 Le France fire truck, as he has done for many years, Santa Claus arrived in Green River to talk to the city's boys and girls. All in all, more than 50 children showed up to see Santa.

Some children asked for dolls, cars and o...

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