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That's one big tree! Watch as the Christmas tree is erected in Rockefeller Center

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A crane lifts the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree into place in front of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.

A 76-foot-tall Norway Spruce is erected in Rockefeller Plaza in preparation for the Dec. 4 lighting. See a time lapse video of the process.

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Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, Conn., while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on Nov. 8 in New York City.

Read more about the Varghose family that donated the tree on TODAY.com

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A worker helps prepare the tree.

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Workers inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza look out the window as a crane lifts the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree into place.

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