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Being Elmo in Times Square

Jorge, an immigrant from Mexico, exits a subway station dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge, an immigrant from Mexico, exits a subway station dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge, an immigrant from Mexico, exits a subway station dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge carries the head of the Elmo while he walks through Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge carries the head of the Elmo while he walks through Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge carries the head of the Elmo while he walks through Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge walks across an intersection dressed as Elmo, in Times Square,  July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge walks across an intersection dressed as Elmo, in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge walks across an intersection dressed as Elmo, in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge takes a lunch break in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge takes a lunch break in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge takes a lunch break in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge buys food from a street food cart in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge buys food from a street food cart in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge buys food from a street food cart in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge gets dressed as Elmo inside of a subway station in Times Square, July 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge gets dressed as Elmo inside of a subway station in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge gets dressed as Elmo inside of a subway station in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge poses with children while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge poses with children while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge poses with children while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge rests in Times Square, July 29, 2014. 
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Jorge rests in Times Square, July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge rests in Times Square, July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge exchanges his tips for larger bills from a street food car vendor in Times Square,  July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge exchanges his tips for larger bills from a street food car vendor in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge exchanges his tips for larger bills from a street food car vendor in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge poses with a woman in Times Square, July 29, 2014.
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Jorge poses with a woman in Times Square, July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge poses with a woman in Times Square, July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge stands amidst other people, all dressed as Elmo, while they look to make tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. 

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Jorge stands amidst other people, all dressed as Elmo, while they look to make tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge stands amidst other people, all dressed as Elmo, while they look to make tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge poses with women while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. 

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Jorge poses with women while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge poses with women while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge dressed as Elmo rests in Times Square, July 30, 2014. 

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Jorge dressed as Elmo rests in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge dressed as Elmo rests in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge looks to make tips for photographs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. 
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Jorge looks to make tips for photographs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge looks to make tips for photographs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Jorge heads into a subway station after making tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. 

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Jorge heads into a subway station after making tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jorge heads into a subway station after making tips for photographs in Times Square, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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