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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

(Photo)
Madi Basham, 13, and Jordan Crawford, 12, of Sikeston look through Zanybandz at Carol's Hallmark in Sikeston. The brightly colored rubber bands shaped liked animals, letters, musical instruments and more are among the latest trend with children this summer. The bands transform into wavy bracelets when placed on the wrist.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Kids go crazy for wavy bracelets

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Anyone who hasn't noticed the bright-colored rubber bracelets accessorizing many local children this summer must not be paying attention.

Sold under brand names Silly Bandz, Zanybandz, Crazy Bands and many others, the bands are shaped like animals, letters, musical instruments, among many other items.

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