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COLUMN: Confessions of a former Hershey Park mascot

Originally published in the Business Section of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, May 15, 2011.

By LAUREN BOYER 
Daily Record/Sunday News

People sometimes tell me I’m a character. But they don’t know the half of it.

It was my first job title.

For my first job, I spent two summers dressed as a candy bar at Hersheypark.

For two years, I signed autographs and frolicked around Hersheypark as a life-size mock-up of the Hershey Kiss, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, and, yes, sometimes the York Peppermint Pattie.

It’s sort of creepy, if you think about it.
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