Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
Brandy Freeland of Sikeston checks out at J.C. Penney's today after a successful early morning shopping foray. Freeland was among many shoppers who got an early start on their Christmas shopping taking advantage of store specials. Manning the cash register as Freeland checks out is Vanita Wilburn.
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