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Getting To Know The Vulture Of Doomsday Hill

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The Vulture has been a part of Bloomsday's Doomsday Hill for 29 years and counting. The Vulture has been a part of Bloomsday's Doomsday Hill for 29 years and counting.
SWXRightNow.com -- There are many traditions a part of Bloomsday, like the great shirts, but none are as entertaining as the Bloomsday Vulture of Doomsday Hill.

For the last 29 years the Vulture has been a staple on the Bloomsday course thanks to its creator Bill Robinson. What started off as a Halloween costume has evolved into a race day trademark for those who make the three-quarter mile climb up the toughest stretch of the 12K course.

SWX's John Collett spent some time with the man beneath the wings earlier this week to see why a self-proclaimed "street lunatic" would dress as a one-car garage sized Vulture year after year.

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