13-year-old boy turns front lawn into huge Christmas light show

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KANSAS -- A Kansas teen has turned his front lawn into a fantastic Christmas light show.  
Michael Schwanke says hard work goes into creating his elaborate display.

When it comes to Christmas, for Cody Hanna it's all about the lights! Each year, he has a goal . 

"Get bigger. More lights. Way more lights!" Hanna said.

Hanna is just 13 years old. 

"He's liked lights since he was probably a baby. When he was about seven, he decided he was going to start decorating his room," Cody's mom, Michelle Hanna said.

Now, Hanna's efforts go beyond just a few extension cords!

"It runs through your FM radio. I'll have a sign out there that says what channel to turn to and you'll just turn to that and you'll be able to listen to it," Hanna said.

The light display is programmed to music run by special software on a laptop Hanna saved up to buy.

Hanna says it's a show meant for all to enjoy.

"My neighbors came out and clapped for me at the end of the song, so support from the neighbors helps," Hanna said.

"Since he's 13 and already putting it to music I'm pretty sure he's a Clark Griswold in the making," Michelle Hanna said.

That's a compliment for a boy like Hanna, who takes the Christmas spirit to a whole new level!

"It can only get bigger from here," Hanna said.