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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Brody Redlin holds his son Troy on his shoulders while they sign their names as Ogden residents sign their names to banners on the sides of a truck carrying the 2013 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

OGDEN — The city played host to the 2013 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Monday during a special ceremony at the Junction.

The grand Engelmann Spruce is making its way across country from Washington state to Washington, D.C.

The tree was harvested from the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington State and wrappedfor its cross-country journey, spending several weeks on the road visiting various communities.