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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    More than 150 entries from around the country were judged at the 21st Annual National Gingerbread House Competition at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. Kimberly Thalman from Franklin, Wis., took home the Grand Prize for her incredible panda bear display.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Glenda Tant from Lebanon, Tenn., took second place in the adult division for her humorous Santa Claus scene.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Rita Adams from Ringgold, Calif., tied for third place in the adult division for her festive Ferris wheel.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Jennifer Elmore and Michael Willauer from Apex, N.C., tied for third place with their adorable elves inside a workshop.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    The Courtland High School German Club from Spotsylvania, Va., took first place in the teen division with their winter display.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Second place in the teen division went to Elisabeth Somerville from Montreat, N.C.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    In third place for the teen division was Lilli McFerrin from Black Mountain, N.C., with a magnificent Mary Poppins creation.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Amanda Spafford from Maryville, Tenn., was the Youth First Place Winner, creating a friendly turtle sculpture.
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Youth Second Place Winner was awarded to Carley & Carter Cantrell from Cookeville, Tenn., who interpreted "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe."
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  • Jaw-dropping Gingerbread Houses

    Shan Patel from Asheville, N.C., took home third place in the youth division, with a wonderful Italian diorama.
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