As the National Park Service and National Park Association ready the 2013 National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, CBS News reporter Lindsey Boerma goes behind the scenes to see just how much has changed since President Calvin Coolidge lit the first tree 91 years ago.
Across India, children in school lit candles and chanted prayers in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela. The anti-apartheid icon is highly revered in India as a symbol of courage and tolerance and for adopting methods of non-violence and peace similar to that espoused by Mahatma Gandhi. The former South African President was one of the three people of non-Indian origin and the second non-citizen to be awarded the country's highest civilian honor in 1990.
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The Gigantic Christmas Tree in New York's Rockefeller Center was lit up on Wednesday night. The 76-foot Norway Spruce has 45,000 multicolored LED lights. (Dec. 5)
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