Customer waits for Christmas tree

December 19, 2012 | 7:00 p.m. CST
Peter Cleavinger waits for his nine-foot Christmas tree to be baled at Starr Pines farms on Wednesday in Boonville. Cleavinger, his wife and four children drove out to the farm from Columbia to pick out a tree after they failed to find a tree locally. Most places that sell pre-cut Christmas trees in Columbia have already sold out for the season.

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