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Buzz Aldrin to lead Hollywood Christmas Parade

Col. Buzz Aldrin, former Apollo 11 lunar module pilot, waves from inside a NASA Mobile Quarantine Facility, identical to the one he spent time in immediately upon his return from his voyage to the moon 40 years ago, Saturday, July 24, 2009, while participating in the program, "40 Years Later: In the Footsteps of the Apollo 11 Astronauts", aboard USS Hornet in Alameda, Calif. (Ben Margot)

October 19, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
He walked on the moon and now he's headed down the streets of Hollywood.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin will serve as the Grand Marshall of the upcoming Hollywood Christmas Parade.

The parade benefits the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and will be broadcast to U.S. Service men and women overseas.

Aldrin was the second man to walk on the moon in 1969.

Since then, he's had an asteroid and a moon crater named after him, inspired the iconic Disney character Buzz Lightyear and appeared on Dancing With The Stars.

The parade will take place on Dec. 1.

Reserved-seating grandstand tickets are available for $45, $65 and $85. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 25 or more.

For more information, visit www.thehollywoodchristmasparade.org.

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