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We All Wear Hoodies Now

Hoodies are much in the news now as a result of the tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin by a security guard in Florida. National Basketball Association star LeBron James and his teammates on the Miami Heat as well as rap artist Sean Combs are among celebrities who've joined a social media campaign rallying “A Million Hoodies for Trayvon Martin,” according to a Bloomberg News story here. I didn't think much about hoodies until this tragedy occurred. I own one. My favorite one, a blue Gonzaga bulldog hoodie that I wear when walking or biking outside in this weather. It's my go-to sweatshirt. I rarely put the hood up, however. It was bone-chilling cold & windy during a walk along the north shore last time I wore it. How about you? (AP photo: Congregants wear hoodies during a service at Middle Collegiate Church in New York Sunday)

Question: Do you own/wear a hoodie?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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