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Little Girl Dons Martin Van Buren Costume for 'Dress Like a President Day'

This might be the greatest commercial of all time, a young lady informs her mom that it's "Dress Like a President Day" — and even better/worse, she's been assigned Martin Van Buren, who is basically covered in hair. It would be absolutely impossible for him to couldn't possibly look less like a small child but with with a little elbow grease and ingenuity, she's transformed from adorable tyke to the adorable eighth POTUS.
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Today in history: The death of 'Blue Whiskey Van'

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (4 months ago)

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