These Fort Worth lights created ‘Christmas City’

For half a century, the downtown Fort Worth skyline shimmered in amber and white Christmas lights like a sky-high stack of jewel boxes.
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For half a century, the downtown Fort Worth skyline shimmered in amber and white Christmas lights like a sky-high stack of jewel boxes.
Columnist Bud Kennedy is a Fort Worth guy who covered high school football at 16 and has moved on to two Super Bowls, seven political conventions and 16 Texas Legislature sessions. First on the scene of a 1988 DFW Airport crash, he interviewed passengers running from the burning plane. He made his first appearance in the paper before he was born: He was sold for $600 in the adoption classifieds.