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Finding the Perfect Halloween Costume

October 28, 2009
by Rachel Balik
Halloween is the one day out of the year when you can be whoever, or whatever, you want. You’re faced with endless possibilities, endless choices and endless potential for fun. This week, Shop Around the Web offers help with your Halloween costume; learn how to make your own or buy the best ones available online.
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