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Christmas comes early for military family thanks to local tree farmer

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MEAD, Wash. -

When it comes to putting up a Christmas tree- how early is too early?

For a local military family, November is perfect. 

Local tree farmer Jim Dietz posted to his Facebook page that a family contacted him about picking out a tree so that they could celebrate before the father goes overseas for Christmas. 

"They didn't take long to pick out the perfect Con Color Fir," Dietz noted in his post.

Dietz said he naturally agreed because it was the right thing to do. 

Dietz typically tarts selling his Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving, but he tries to accommodate those that need a tree early. 

"Merry Christmas early to his family and thank you sir for your service and sacrifices to our country," Dietz writes. 

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