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Chocolatier builds 50-ft chocolate Xmas tree

November 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A French chocolatier designed a 50-foot Christmas tree made entirely out of chocolate - a dream come true for chocolate lovers everywhere.The towering chocolate tree was built and decorated in Patrick Roger's chocolate laboratory in Paris.

It weighs 4 tons and is decorated with Santa Clauses, reindeer and other characters.

Dozens of volunteers helped build the tree, including an American student.

The tasty tree will appear on a telethon supporting medical research.