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The Man Who Brought The DNC Stage To Life

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- There has been a flurry of activity outside of the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia with just days left until the Democratic National Convention.

While there is still a shroud of secrecy surrounding the transformation of the venue inside, Angelo Perryman of Perryman Building and Construction has had a front row seat to the reconstruction.

Perryman's firm has had six weeks to help construct everything from the scaffolding that you see outside of the center, to the focal point of the event...the stage.

"The stage is really the center point," Perryman said.

Because of security reasons, we were unable to get a glimpse inside, but Perryman sets the stage for what the stage will be like, saying the stage will be almost two stories high.

Perryman's small construction company started from humble beginnings with his father, 60 years ago. He's tackled other high-profile projects throughout the city, but none quite like this.

Perryman has overseen the million dollar plus contract that he was given for this project. More than anything else, he's ready for the world to see his company's work.



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