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Updated: 12/28/2013 08:00:01AM

Burning out the old year

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The Christmas trees burn last year in Mary Holland Park.

By CATHY PALMER

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Despite waning numbers of discarded real Christmas trees, the annual tree burning ceremony on New Year’s Eve in Mary Holland Park in Bartow will go on as it has for the past 77 years.

When it started so many years ago, said organizer Eda Marchman, there were hundreds of trees to be disposed of, but with the advent of artificial trees, there are “fewer and fewer to be burned.”

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