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Clarksville Tradition Lights up Holiday For Many

Jeff Heimsath for KUT News
Willis Littlefield's annual Chrstmas Display lights up faces around Austin.

Christmas Vacation's Clark Griswold meets his match in a dazzling Clarksville lights display.

Each December, there's one tradition that just sort of defines what it means to "Keep Austin Weird." And you can find it right in front of 66 year-old Willis Littlefield's Clarksville home on 12th street just west of West Lynn. If you stop by, you're sure to get a candy cane... and a tour of the dazzling light show from the man himself.

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Emily Donahue is a former grants writer for KUT. She previously served as news director and helped launch KUT’s news department in 2001.