852 Thai children set record for largest human Christmas tree
One of Thailand’s largest shopping malls arranged a publicity stunt with 852 schoolchildren dressed in green and red hoodies to set the Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree. The previous record of 672 participants was set in Germany in 2011. Read more from The Associated Press.
Photo: A swimmer jumps in the cold water off Barcelona, Spain, as he takes part in the 103rd Christmas Cup swim on Dec. 25. About 400 people participated in the 200-meter race in Barcelona’s Old Harbor. (Josep Lago / AFP - Getty Images)
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