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'Headless Boy' Wins Patch Halloween Costume Contest

Wyckoff, New Jersey boy selected by Heidi Klum as the grand prize winner.

With nearly 2,700 entries from Patch sites across the United States, Jack Hagan of Wyckoff, New Jersey, was selected the grand prize winner by celebrity judge Heidi Klum in Patch’s Little Pumpkin Costume Challenge.

Jack’s “headless boy” costume won him and his family a trip to New York City where they will meet the supermodel and make a $1,031 donation to K.I.N.D.: Kids in Need of Desks.

K.I.N.D., a joint effort of UNICEF and MSNBC, provides schools in Malawi with desks to provide students with a better atmosphere for learning. They aim to bring 46,000 desks to 172 schools.

The Halloween contest received more than 100 entries from communities across Long Island, but none was selected as a finalist.

Wendy Liu November 06, 2011 at 04:58 PM
This costume is hilarious. I wish he came to my door..would have given him an extra handful of milky ways.
Michele November 06, 2011 at 08:29 PM
how could he eat it he eas dead and jis head was in the jar,,,,,,,,,,,, come on now,,,, lol
Michele November 06, 2011 at 08:32 PM
how could he eat he was dead! just his head was in the jar,,,, come on now,,,,,,lol
Edward Smith November 07, 2011 at 03:34 AM
If anybody's interested, MSNBC political analyst and talk show host Lawrence O'Donnell started the "desks for Malawi" charity. At first it started with a very small ambition. Mr. O'Donnell was troubled during a visit to Africa when he saw school children packed into a small classroom, sitting on the floor because there were no chairs. He hired some local men to build a few desks with benches that seat 3 students each. He was happy that the men needed the employment and the children needed the desks. When he was given his own show on MSNBC he made an appeal for donations and was very surprised by the strong response he got from people who felt generous enough to get involved. When I was a kid many, many years ago we were given unicef collection boxes to raise money on halloween. It was only one of many small character building exercises that were given to us. The hope was that the cumulative effect of them would make us better citizens while at the same time serving a need for others. There are no losers in this type of thing.
Greg Oleanik November 07, 2011 at 12:39 PM
I started the islander thread to illustrate how off track this thread has gotten. I will say that the isles play boston tonight. Go isles. And to the ranger fan above...how many cups do the rangers have??? How many yrs have they been playing??? Original 6

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