One month, some heavy machinery, 7 laborers, and 170,ooo lights later, it's ready for prime time! Derek and Courtney Whitis light their SouthWood, Florida home every holiday season. This year, they’ve outdone themselves!
The whole thing took months of planning and about four weeks of installation with heavy equipment. While the display will likely send the Whitis family’s electric bill sky high, Courtney Whitis says that the cost of the display is “nothing in comparison to what the troops do every day for our freedom.” Derek shares that "the end goal is to say thanks to the troops for all that they do and hope that everyone who sees the video takes a second to say 'thank you' to all those that have served, are serving, and will serve. Freedom truly is free, as long as we have American troops paying that debt. Our troops make it possible for us to live our lives and enjoy our liberties - we can't thank them enough!" Read the rest of this entry »