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All Lit Up: Garland Man Decks the Halls 34 Years Straight and Counting

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GARLAND, TX -- What's Christmas without a few seasonal decorations? Especially the kind that sparkle and light up the neighborhood?

In the Springpark community of Garland, Elroy Evanczyk has been decking the halls for the past 34-years.

โ€œWe moved here in august of 1981, and back then, Springpark was high on decorating. So, that got us started putting out the lights,โ€ Evanczyk told NewsFix.

Evanczyk proudly showed NewsFix his illuminated creation.

โ€œThereโ€™s probably in the neighborhood of eight to 9,000 lights total. It takes me three weeks from the time I get started. The hardest thing is doing the spirals on the crepe myrtles up here.โ€

"When you see the lights, it gets you into the Christmas spirit, and makes you want to go out and do some shopping and enjoy the holidays.โ€

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