Dad keeps Christmas tree for 40 years

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A Christmas tree stays up for 40 years in a Wisconsin living room as a father waits for all of his six sons to come home.

Neil Olson put up his Christmas tree in 1974.

At the time, two of his boys were fighting in Vietnam.  He vowed he would keep the tree up until his whole family could be together around the tree.

But one of his sons was injured in the war and can't travel from his home in Washington state.  So the evergreen and Olson wait.

Olson says the tree reminds him of life and aging.  He also says it reminds him of all the years he had all of his children with him around the tree.

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