12/25/11 - 2:23pm
Darrell Baier stood at the bottom of the staircase and braced himself.
Each hand on the railing.
One foot on the first step.
Behind him clanked the glasses of the Kenai American Legion’s beer drinkers and cigarette smokers.
Above kids chanted his name.
“Santa, Santa, Santa,” they clamored, urged on by one of the organizers.