Guatemalan firefighter Hector Chacon prepares to rappel down the Belize bridge dressed as Santa Claus to give toys to children living in the neighborhoods under it, in Guatemala City December 18, 2011. Guatemalan firefighters have been giving toys at Christmas to children living in the very poor area of the city for 13 years.
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