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Chuck and Amy Forkner, along with their children, Brandon, 14, and Alexa, 11, pose in front of their Christmas lights display outside their home on the 8500 block of Savanna Oaks Lane. Staff photo by Hank Long.

Christmas lights enthusiast carries on grandfather's tradition

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It started as a hobby. A way to honor his late grandfather's holiday spirit.

But it didn't take long before Chuck Forkner was hearing the "Clark Griswold" comparisons from admirers of his Christmas lights display in front of his home on the 8500 block of Savanna Oaks Lane.


"I get that a lot, but I really don't do it to be the best. I do it because I thoroughly enjoy it."

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