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Working for the Holidays: How Does a Christmas Decorator Do His Job?

Meet James Bonavita, the owner of B&R Christmas Decorators.

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This week, Working is taking a break from its season about Homelessness Services to get into the holiday spirit. Jordan talks to James Bonavita, the owner of B&R Christmas Decorators—one of the companies responsible for the famously all-out lights displays in Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights neighborhood in New York City. James tells Jordan how he got into this business and what it’s like design holiday decorations in a neighborhood that has become world famous for them.

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