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Toy Christmas Tree Keeps on Giving

A nine-meter-tall holiday tree stands in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, just outside the nation’s capital, but it's not a traditional Christmas tree. The colorful, cone-shaped exhibit is made out of toys -- hundreds of them: sports balls, rackets, kid-size chairs and tables, xylophones, sleds, coin banks, plastic brooms, bats, Frisbees and more. The towering collection grabs the attention of passersby like Shelaney Campbell and Lauren Fleming, who live and work in the...

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