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Ugly sweaters infiltrate the holiday season with garish styles, public events

Ugly sweaters infiltrate the holiday season with garish styles, public events

Keisha Jones, 32, of Mitchellville dons a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" Christmas T-shirt decorated with pizza slices, a nod to her favorite childhood cartoon and her shirt of choice for her friend's annual ugly sweater party.

Jennifer Eisenberg, 23, of Federal Hill wears a black sweater with glimmering mistletoe and a reindeer with pursed lips that reads "Kiss Me." Hanukkah sweaters are hard to find, said Eisenberg, who is Jewish, so she'll likely save it for the coming holiday parties or a night out at the bars.

Dia Hancock displays her fandom for the band The Roots with cartoon versions of its members on her sweater.

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