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Armed with brooms, costumed college students are playing a down-to-earth version of Quidditch
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Childrens novels; Costumes; College students; Games; Fads
Author: Farnsworth, Amy
Date: Mar 29, 2008
Start Page: E.1
Section: LivingArts
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AMHERST - Players wearing purple and navy blue capes hopped on brooms and rushed out of tents to a cheering crowd of students and family members, even little kids dressed in wizards hats, who held up signs reading "Chasers, Beaters, and Seekers" and "Remember Cedric Diggory." J.K. Rowling may have dreamed up Quidditch for her series of Harry Potter novels, but college students are bringing her imaginary game to life.

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