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There weren't many Christmas trees left at some of the popular lots, but Curtis Wilson was determined to get one. There weren't many Christmas trees left at some of the popular lots, but Curtis Wilson was determined to get one.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

While many people have been preparing for the holidays for weeks, some waited until the last minute to get their Christmas tree.

There weren't many Christmas trees left at some of the popular lots, but Curtis Wilson was determined to get one.

"We went out to the Valley on Evergreen so they sold out completely so now I'm around town looking for a tree," said Wilson.

Curtis wasn't able to get a tree earlier because has a hard time getting around town. So his neighbor, Lonnie Stevens, helped him out.

"It kind of reminds me of when I was a kid because my dad didn't go get a Christmas tree until Christmas Eve because he thought he could get a pretty good buy. And it kind of made be think about him a little bit," said Wilson.

Curtis did get a good buy. All of the trees on the lot were free.

"My boy wants a tree. I'm glad to get him a tree. And it's wonderful to get a free tree too," said Wilson.

If you're looking to take down your tree in the next several days or weeks, Ferris High School has a Christmas Tree Recycling Program.

The dates are January 3 - 4, 2015 and January 10 - 11, 2015. For more information, click here: http://www.ferrisallnighter.com/christmastreerecycling.html

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