Giant Christmas tree snaps during hoisting

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  1. Steely Dan

    Steely Dan Former Member

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    http://news.yahoo.com/giant-christmas-tree-snaps-during-hoisting-191822381.html

    ATLANTA (AP) — It's the Drought That Stole Christmas.

    Macy's at Atlanta's Lenox Mall must cut down a new Christmas tree after the 60-foot white pine selected for the holidays snapped while being hoisted atop the department store Sunday morning. Melissa Goff with Macy's said the store usually selects its tree from a Georgia forest, but drought conditions have made it difficult to find a healthy tree this year....
     
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  3. Donjeta

    Donjeta Adji Desir, missing from Florida

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    It's a sign from Santa that they shouldn't start Christmas before we're halfway through November.
     
  4. angelmom

    angelmom The love stays...forever in our hearts

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    They were getting on top of the building to decorate. There is a huge tree lighting ceremony on Thanksgiving night that kicks off the holiday shopping season. It's a really big deal around here. Obviously a tree this large takes a few weeks to get the lights and decorations on in time for that event.
     

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