One Man's Holiday Stand: A Giant Lawn Grinch

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Some neighbors objected to the holiday display outside Alan Aerts' house. This one was photographed in 2001. George Sakkestad, Los Gatos Weekly-Times hide caption

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2001 holiday display

Some neighbors objected to the holiday display outside Alan Aerts' house. This one was photographed in 2001.

George Sakkestad, Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Alan Aerts' elaborate Christmas displays outside his home in Monte Sereno, Calif. have attracted thousands of visitors, to the chagrin of some of his neighbors. Attempts to restrict the display led Mr. Aerts to roll out a giant statue of the Dr. Seuss character the Grinch this year. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Mr. Aerts.

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