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Holiday Decorations Around the World
Stunning trees, lights in all colors and shapes…Christmas is fast approaching!
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In this Sunday Dec. 9, 2012 photo, Adriana Leiss and her daughters Gabriella and Amelia replace burned out light bulbs on their 1965 Chevy pick-up truck decorated for Christmas at their house, on what is known as "Candy Cane Lane" in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Fireworks explode over the floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake at the annual holiday tree lighting event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. The Christmas tree is believed to be one of the largest in the world decorated with millions of Christmas lights. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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The St. Peter's Basilica is reflected on a Christmas decoration of the 24 meters (78.74 feet) Christmas tree that was lit in St. Peter's square at the Vatican, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. The Christmas season kicks off Friday at the Vatican with the traditional lighting of the tree in St. Peter's Square and a reminder from the Pope about what happened when the "lights" of God were turned off in past atheistic regimes. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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In this Nov. 16, 2012 file photo, fireworks explode over the state Capitol following a the ceremonial lighting of the official state Christmas tree in Lansing, Mich. The Associated Press takes a look at Christmas trees around the world in a photo gallery. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fireworks explode over an 85-meter long floating Christmas tree at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas neighborhood as it is lit for the Christmas season in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 26, 2011. 

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Medellín, Colombia

Christmas lights hang over the Medellín River in Medellín, Colombia, Dec. 3, 2011.

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New York City

The 74-foot-tall Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit by 30,000 energy efficient LED lights in the 79th annual lighting ceremony, Nov. 30, 2011 in New York. 

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Brasilia, Brazil

Homeless woman decorates Christmas tree with garbage, Brasilia, Brazil.

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Mexico City, Mexico

A police officer fixes his hat near trees decorated with Christmas lights in Reforma Avenue, Dec. 21, 2004 in Mexico City.

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Washington, D.C.

The National Christmas Tree is pictured with the White House in the background after it was lit on the Ellipse across from the White House in Washington, Dec., 1, 2011. 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The logo of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is seen at left during its launching ceremony as fireworks explode above a 85-meter long floating Christmas tree at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 26, 2011. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

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Santiago, Chile

Santa statues appear to scale the Parque Arauco shopping mall in Santiago, Chile.

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Medellín, Colombia

Christmas lights over the Medellín River in Medellín, Colombia, December 2009.

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Lima, Perú

Christmas tree made of potatoes, Lima, Perú.

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New York City

The 74-foot-tall Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit using 30,000 energy efficient LED lights in the 79th annual lighting ceremony, Nov. 30, 2011 in New York. 

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Sydney, Australia

Giraffes enjoy treats hidden in Christmas tree branches during the festive celebrations at Taronga Zoo on December 21, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. 

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Milan, Italy

A general view of Piazza Del Duomo with a Christmas tree on December 5, 2009 in Milan, Italy. 

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Washington, D.C.

The National Christmas Tree is pictured after it was lit by President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha Obama at the Ellipse across from the White House in Washington, Dec., 1, 2011. 

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Sydney, Australia

A Christmas tree made entirely of recycled bicycles is unveiled at the Rocks on November 19, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. The bikes and parts for the tree were provided by recycling group, CMA Corporation, and will remain on display until 28 December when it will be returned to the corporation for recycling. 

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Brussels, Belgium

Christmas lights illuminate the Town Hall at La Grande Place on December 20, 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. 

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Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is seen after is was lit by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, during a lighting ceremony Dec., 6, 2011, in Washington.

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Beijing, China

A Chinese family walk past a Christmas tree, installed for the upcoming Christmas celebrations, in front of a office building on December 3, 2009 in Beijing, China. Christmas continues to gain popularity in Chinese consumer culture year on year.

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Warsaw, Poland

A man is silhouetted as he takes a photo of the just-lit Christmas Tree in front of the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Dec. 3, 2011. The tree is 88.5 feet tall. 

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West Des Moines, IA

United States flag made of Christmas lights, West Des Moines.

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Holiday Decorations Around the World

Stunning trees, lights in all colors and shapes…Christmas is fast approaching!

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