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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting

Tom Hanks will bring the jokes and Rita Wilson, his actress-songwriter wife, will lend her voice to the upcoming 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. Travelers lucky enough to have won free tickets given out lottery-style will watch the Hollywood couple host the 92nd holiday ceremony, the National Park Service said this week. Hanks and a slew of other performers will join President Obama and the first family at the annual Dec. 4 event on the Ellipse near the White House. During the outdoor Dec. 4 ceremony, Wilson will sing as will Patti LaBelle, pop duo Nico & Vinz, singer and actor Ne-Yo, Steve Miller, and country singer Chely Wright with pop group Fifth Harmony....

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