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25th Annual Holiday Parade

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Rudolph floats above Summit Street.

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Distinguished Clown Corps members Jeff Gartz (cq), left, Bill Carroll, and Nick Cron gather before the parade.

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The Lucas County Sheriff Department honor guard.

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Distinguished Clown Corps members Marge McFadden, a third year clown from UTMC, left, her niece Katie Hill, Bob Savage, and Susan Sterling, a five year clown fromHCR Manor Care before the parade.

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The Toledo Fire Department honor guard.

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The Rogers High School Marching Band, playing in front of the vehicle carrying Erik Kynard, Rogers graduate and Olympic silver medalist.

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Erik Kynard, Rogers graduate and Olympic silver medalist, receiving applause along the route.

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Crowds cheer as Grand Marshall Erik Kynard, Rogers graduate and Olympic silver medalist, passes in an open vehicle.

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Cousins Dalaya Juarez, 6, left, and Maya Juarez, 5, both of Toledo, keep the beat as the Central Catholic High School band marches.

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Clydesdales from Olde Tyme Trave of Portage, Ohio march in the parade.

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Eli Portala, left, helps the Distinguished Clown Corps by making animals from balloons for waiting children. Also pictured are, from Portala and to the left: Roya Rahini, 5, a friend of Alea, 5, and Aiden Meyer, 6; and the Meyer's mom Karen Meyer.

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The U.S. Coast Guard, Station Toledo in the parade.

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Ready for the holidays, one of the trikes from Brothers of the Third Wheel.

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Members of the Toledo Horsemen Club.

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A float from the River Raisin National Battlefield Park of Monroe, Michigan.

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A traveling model of a fighter plane from the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, is part of the 180th entry in the parade.

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Woodward High School eighth grader Leandra Wyszumiala holds the shield as she leads the marching band.

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Woodward High School's polar bear mascot marches along the route with the band.

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Woodward High School Marching Band escorts the Nutcracker in the parade.

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Clay High School Marching Band in the parade.

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The Pink Panther of Toledo's Owens Corning rides in a convertible Cadillac El Dorado.

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Award-winning magician and entertainer Eli Portala at work before the parade begins.

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Grand Marshall Olympic silver medalist and Toledo native Erik Kynard gets a ride with Santa Claus in his sleight on the float with members of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve marching alongside.

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The Mecca Temple #43 Egyptian Knights Drum Corps, of Toledo, keeps in step.

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Nayeli Torrez, 3, watches the parade.

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The Santa Holiday Express.

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The Waite High School Marching Band.

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Dancers with El Corazon de Mexico.

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The Springfield High School Blue Devil Marching Band.

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Co-grand marshalls "Toy Story" characters Woody, Buzz Lightyear and jessie wave to the crowd.

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Distinguished Clown Corps members Bob Savage, left, and Jim Murray.

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The University of Toledo Marching Band, escorts Rudolph the reindeer.

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Santa Claus arrives with Olympian Erik Kynard by his side.

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People wave to Grand Marshall Olympic silver medalist and Toledo native Erik Kynard and Santa Claus.

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Braidon Linn, 4, left, and his cousin Caden Flores, 6, both of Toledo, wave to Grand Marshall Olympic silver medalist and Toledo native Erik Kynard and Santa Claus.

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Sylvania Northview High School Marching Band.

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Toledo Police Sgt. K. Williams passes out U.S. flags along the parade route.

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Sylvania Northview High School on display in the parade.

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Sylvania Northview High School Marching Band.

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CTY parade18p The Scott High School Marching Band leads the parade. The 25th Anniversary Holiday Parade with Grand Marshall Olympic silver medalist and Toledo native Erik Kynard- along with Toy Story characters in Toledo, Ohio on November 17, 2012. The Blade/Jetta Fraser

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The Motorcycle units of the Toledo Police Department, front, and the Lucas County Sheriff Department, near the front of the parade.

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The Toledo Police Department honor guard.

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Parade watchers included Mimi Snyder, 2, left, and brothers Will, 3, and Clayton Snyder, all of Perrysburg.

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