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Fun fact: The record for the most lights on a Christmas tree is 194,672
In 2010, Kiwanis Malmedy and Haute Fagnes Belgium in Malmedy, Belgium, set the Guinness World Record for the most lights lit simultaneously on a Christmas tree with 194,672 lights. A total of 350 garlands, each measuring 3 m (9 ft. 10 in.) long, were fitted with 576 lights and hung on the tree.
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Nearly 16 years after first coming up with the idea, a budding Kelowna author finally got around to finishing and publishing his first book this year.
Isaiah Fransen was eight-years-old when he came up with the premise that mirrors the story of his recently published book, Detective Jon and the Missing Jewels, which was released in July.
“The book that I did when I was a kid was actually finished, but I had no idea how to publish it, so we had to leave it for scrap,” said Fransen, who is turning 24 on Dec. 21.
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