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The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is on its way to NYC

Written by
David Goldberg

Worry not, fans of Home Alone 2! You're a mere month away from being able to reenact the famous reunion scene, because this year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree just hit the road and is on its way to getting decked out and lit up for Christmas. 

As of this morning, a 78-foot, ten-ton Norway Spruce departed its home in Gardner, NY and began its hour-and-a-half flatbed truck ride to Rockefeller Center. The tree will be erected on Friday, and will air out comfortably with 30 Rock employees and tourists before its gets strapped with more than 45,000 LED lights for the official lighting ceremony on December 2 from 7–9pm.

The big guy will remain illuminated until January 6 of the new year, after which it will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. 

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