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Posted: December 11, 2017

Man puts 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp in front yard

A leg lamp similar to one from
A leg lamp similar to one from "A Christmas Story." (Photo: Flickr/Kerry/Creative Commons) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/

By Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —

Forget hanging lights or setting up other traditional decorations like Santa, or a manger scene, one homeowner decided to take a more cinematic approach to holiday decor.

A 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp. 

"Nothing says Christmas like the soft glow of electric sex,” creator Tom Gross told ABC News, quoting a line from the film.

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He used scrap items from around the house including a pool cue, Christmas lights, a volleyball net and old curtains to create the authentic look.

It is less “fra-gee-lay” than last year’s version, but Gross has had to replace the lamp shade twice because of strong winds. 

"This one is more durable," he said. "People either realize what it is and freak out, or don't know why I have a leg in my yard. If they get it, they throw the flashers on and get out of the car and have a picture taken with it. It is really awesome to see people enjoy it that much."


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