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Stunning Lighting the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Photos

People watch as the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center is raised and lit in New York.

The Christmas tree stands lit after the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, New York City. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

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The Christmas tree stands lit after the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

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People keep dry with umbrellas during the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

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The Christmas tree is lit during the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski