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Tweet Business of the Day: FunkyLights.com
Who: Christine Gentry, owner, 34, @FunkyLights
What: A modern and contemporary lighting and furniture Website.
When: April 2011
How: Gentry was a combat engineer for the Air Force, and after medically retiring, she wanted to find a career that wouldn't interfere with her disability. She bought the Funky Lights website earlier this year from a family member who had been running it for 10 years.
Where: Liverpool, N.Y.
In her own words: "Things have been going really well with the site. I hope to expand and hire new employees. I have a few other Websites in the home décor lighting realm that will hopefully be starting up in the next year or so."