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Stores stay open on Christmas Day

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Shopping centers were all but deserted Saturday.  Most retailers closed their doors for Christmas.  

Walgreens and CVS were both bustling with last minute shoppers. Many were picking up gift cards, small gifts or food items to complete their holiday meals.  Everyone WLBT spoke with said they didn't mind shopping on Christmas day.

"I'm looking for something for my great grandmother, for my husband's great grandmother," said Kyairra Carr. When asked if it was hard to find a story open on Christmas day she answered, "Yes, it was.  It was the only place I could find open."

"We got customers coming in getting last minute food items and all that.  Even toys, last minute toys, so it is a big help," said Walgreens in Jackson Team Leader Anthony Jordan.

Walgreens and CVS 24 hour locations were staying open around the clock, even on the holiday weekend.

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