Dial This Number & A Real Live Person Will Sing A Christmas Song To You!

  • by: Alan Duke

University of Illinois students do it every year for the last week of school before Christmas. They answer calls from all over the world and sing Christmas songs for the caller. They've sung thousands of carols in the last few days. Dial 217-332-1882 to hear yours. The free fun runs through Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

Time-lapse video of the annual Dial-a-Carol window advertisement. Enjoy!

Posted by Dial a Carol on Sunday, November 30, 2014

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  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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