Holiday display shines a light on Lymphoma

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - For the past decade, a Mayfield Heights man has lit up his front yard on West Miner Road to celebrate Christmas.

He also does it to help save lives.

People who visit every year call it "Taggs Candy Lane."

Bob Tagg and his family started the tradition ten years ago just for fun.

"We get a lot of people who stop. We get buses. We get limos. We get letters in the mail from people thanking us," Bob said.

Four years ago, the holiday celebration took a dramatic turn when a family member was diagnosed with a deadly disease.

"My nephew Justin Arnold was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma and after a year of chemo he was cured. He is in remission and he decided to ask me if we can continue this to raise some money because he was doing a lot with people who helped him give it back," Bob said.

12,000 lights blink to your favorite Christmas songs. After the show, people can make a donation to help battle cancer.

"It's nice to give back and give people the money who have problems so maybe through research people won't have to go through this," Bob said.

If you visit Taggs Candy Lane, tune your radio to 107.1 FM to hear the music that goes along with the lights.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Lymphoma from the National Cancer Institute.

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