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Christopher Plummer

Ring them big bells

Ring them big bells

There are supersized meals, oversized vehicles and, I'll bet you didn't know this, 11-pound handbells.

A Princeton, N.J., handbell choir is schlepping them down to Florida this month, as part of their Southern tour, which will stop Sunday, Jan. 18, in Fort Lauderdale.

The 16-member Westminster Choir College of Rider University will play traditional English holiday music as part of its Twelfth Night Tour. That includes carols such as "Greensleeves," "Coventry Carol," "Sussex Carol," "Masters in This Hall" and "In the Bleak Midwinter."

Because they play handbells with a wide variety of sizes, the musicians produce a wide...