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Living Nativity in Alexandria braves the elements

This was the second time it has had its Living Nativity at its new location after moving from downtown Alexandria.

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Live camels were among the animals that took part in the Living Nativity held by First Lutheran Church in Alexandria on Sunday, Dec. 5. Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press

Participants and viewers of the Living Nativity held by First Lutheran Church in Alexandria withstood blowing snow and freezing wind to get the chance to see the Christmas story be retold.

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The Living Nativity was held by First Lutheran Church in Alexandria from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5. Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press

The Living Nativity was held on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. as a drive-through only event. It included scenes that re-enacted the birth of Jesus. and featured a variety of animals.

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Both actors and animals braved the wind and snow to take part in the Living Nativity on Sunday, Dec. 5. Travis Gulbrandson / Alexandria Echo Press

First Lutheran is at 1655 18th Ave. E. in Alexandria. This was the second time it has had its Living Nativity at its new location after moving from downtown Alexandria.

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