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5,000 Revelers Gathered for Sunrise at Stonehenge

Friday, December 21, 2012

Stonehenge_Wide_AngleWILTSHIRE, ENGLAND—More than 5,000 people gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate sunrise at the winter solstice this year. That’s five times as many who gathered last year. “This is the only time when people are allowed into the circle of stones,” said reporter Annie Westion.