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Christmas smiles
Kaven Hodges
Cheryl Simmons (center) and Hillary Hodges (right) try to get Kaven Hodges to smile while having a free Christmas photo made at Carlson & Co. in Springfield on Saturday. The boutique is conducting an open house that will resume today. It will include a 2 p.m. appearance by Santa Claus. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

Cheryl Simmons (center) and Hillary Hodges (right) try to get Kaven Hodges to smile while having a free Christmas photo made at Carlson & Co. in Springfield on Saturday. The boutique is conducting an open house that will resume today. It will include a 2 p.m. appearance by Santa Claus.