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Love My Bravos:
I wake up this morning and for the second year in a row this demon creature is in my house. He looks ready. lockerz.com/s/257791712
— Kris Medlen (@KrisMedlen54) October 31, 2012
I love that this is becoming a thing. Allow me to paraphrase..."OK, he won Halloween last year. If he wins today, it's called two in a row. And if he wins again next year, it's called a 'winning streak'!"
Also: who would have guessed Meds ever reads anything outside the bathroom? ;)
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