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People enjoyed a rare appearance of the sun this month as it finally came out today. Aruuke Ulanbek, 9, (left) make it back to home base during a game of tag with her brother Barsbek, 6, at Legion Park as the temperature got up to about 50 degrees Tuesday afternoon. Their mother Aidai Ababakirova said, “It’s nice today. That’s why we are here.” | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times


Ed Butler followed by his daughter Sophie, 6, and son Sam, 7, ride down a path at Legion Park Tuesday afternoon. Butler said, “It’s a great day for riding.” | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times


Pat McKay (left) walk his dogs (from left) Maggie, 18, Brody, 7, and Pudgie, 12, at Legion Park Tuesday afternoon. When asked about the weather McKay said, “It’s great for December 22nd. I could take this all year.” | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times