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October 3, 2012
Jessica Hill photo

Tina Veira cleans bells in a temporary site of the Bevin Bros. manufacturing in East Hampton, Conn., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. The 180-year-old New England company that made the tiny bell that tinkles every time an angel gets its wings in the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is resuming production months after the factory was destroyed in a fire.

Jessica Hill photo

Austin Gardner works in a tool and die room where dies recovered from the Bevin Bros. manufacturing factory fire are refurbished in East Hampton, Conn., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. The 180-year-old New England company that made the tiny bell that tinkles every time an angel gets its wings in the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is resuming production months after the factory was destroyed in a fire.