Meet the man who donated his 55 foot Spruce tree to Chicago’s Millennium Park

Pete McMurray

PHOTO: Gene Nelson and WGN Radio’s Pete McMurray. (Photo courtesy of Curtis Koch)

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Pete McMurray invites Gene Nelson to the Skyline Studios to talk about how he and the City of Chicago came to an agreement where he donated his 55 foot Spruce tree. How did they remove it from his home? Did he get paid for the tree? Gene gives the details on how his tree was picked for Millennium Park.

Pete McMurray
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Pete McMurray was number 6 out of 12 kids and  graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. (Click for more.)
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