Photo story: Christmas lights of Midland County

2021 has been another year full of challenges. But, as the holidays draw near, it's time to relax and restore ourselves before the new year. I traveled around Midland County to bring you the best and the brightest light displays. Enjoy.

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Crystal Gwizdala is a freelance writer with a focus on health and science. As a lifelong resident of the Tri-Cities, she loves sharing how our communities are overcoming challenges. Crystal is also a serial hobbyist — her interests range from hiking or drawing to figuring out how to do a handstand. Her work can be seen in Wide Open Eats, The Xylom, Woman & Home, and The Detroit Free Press. To see what Crystal’s up to, you can follow her on Twitter @CrystalGwizdala.