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My best shot: Rockefeller Center in New York

While in New York City during December last year, Louise Blau of Altamonte Springs couldn't resist capturing the holiday lights in Rockefeller Center. The bare-branched trees in front of the NBC building were dusted with twinkly white lights, a bright alternative to snowflakes.
LOUISE BLAU, SPECIAL TO THE SENTINEL
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