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Woodbury resident Bill Weir has put in more than 1,000 hours designing and creating items for his wife Diane Graham’s Dickens Village display. (Staff photos by Amber Kispert-Smith)

Woodbury couple sets the holiday scene

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It was 13 years ago that Woodbury resident Diane Graham received her first Dickens Village building.

“I was fascinated by these houses,” she said of the collectibles. “The detail, the artistry.

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“I have a bachelor’s in English so the buildings kind of just resonated with me because you can recognize the pieces from literature.”

Over the years, Graham’s collection grew from just a few buildings to 42 buildings in all.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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