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LR school’s ornaments hang out in Washington, D.C.

Posted: December 25, 2012 at 5:06 a.m.

tree from Arkansas is one of 56 Christmas trees from each state and territory that surround the national Chirstmas tree at the White House in Washington. Arkansas’ tree, which was sponsored by students from Rockefeller Elementary, includes ornaments made by Sharon Boyd-Struthers. The focus of the tree is the social and economic strides made in the state by Gov. Wintrhop Rockefeller, a Republican who was the state’s chief executive from 1967-1971.

Some gifted young Little Rock artists are sharing handmade holiday ornaments and a brief Arkansas history lesson with the nation’s capital this month.

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