Druids, pagans mark shortest day of year

A worshipper of the Pagan Wiccan religion, left, and a friend stand near the ancient stone monument of Stonehenge, in Wiltshire, southern England, as access to the site is given to druids, New Age followers and members of the public to mark the annual Winter Solstice, Friday Dec. 22, 2006. The Pagan celebration of Winter Solstice was marked at sunrise on Friday morning as the solstice occurred at 0022 GMT on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

December 22, 2009 6:09:08 AM PST
Hundreds of people have celebrated the winter solstice at Stonehenge, braving snowy travel conditions and a morning fog.