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2011 NSCC Voices from the show: Father-son duos

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By Andrew Tolentino | Editor

For collectors who have children old enough to appreciate the hobby, The National always seems to be a destination for building that bond. Again, this place has a way of being magical in so many ways.

While we’ve definitely come across our fair share of other parent-child combinations, the most prevalent pairs at the show are father-son duos. Walking the aisles, waiting in lines and paying way too much for convention center food (conveniently located, but inconveniently priced), these genetically-linked teams are part of the hobby’s greater family tree.

Here, we see a few two-generation tandems keeping the tradition alive.

For a dramatic effect, try re-watching the video above, but muted and with this Peter Gabriel great playing at the same time.

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One Comment

Eric Aenlle

I wished they had something like that here in Okinawa, Japan. This makes me miss the States and all the things that I would love to do with my kids like take them out to a ball game again or to one of these shows. Who knows, maybe one of these days we will eventually make it back there and go to one of these.

Posted August 6, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Permalink

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