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Photos: Alaska Winter Solstice 2011

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  • Updated: September 27, 2016
  • Published December 21, 2011

What does winter solstice look like in Alaska? Sure, it's cold. And it's very, very dark across most of the state. But this year, for a few precious hours, the sun came out, shining brightly and offering reassurance that the worst is over for most of us, and the countdown to summer can begin again.

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