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Jacksonville teen creates eye-popping holiday light show

Bob Self
Florida Times-Union
The father-and-son team of Doug and Caleb Wolfram have a tradition of decorating their Mandarin home with elaborate Christmas lights programmed to music.

High-tech wizardry and old-school technology blend to create a holiday light show in Mandarin.

Caleb Wolfram, 19, has spent countless hours designing the light display on his parents' house at 1423 Rivergate Drive off Mandarin Road. He meticulously programmed the 50,000 lights to flash, blink and flow to match classic holiday tunes in a 30-minute show.

"I really overthink a lot of stuff," said Wolfram, who was home-schooled and now studies heating and air-conditioning at Jacksonville Technical Institute. "I've got hundreds of spreadsheets and everything is pre-calculated for the power load."

Read the rest of this story at the Florida Times-Union, a WJCT News partner.