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Manitou Springs homecoming parade

The Mustangs prepare for their homecoming game against Lamar with a parade through downtown Manitou Springs Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

The homecoming royality ride through downtown Manitou Springs during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The homecoming royalty ride through downtown Manitou Springs during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students throw candy to the spectators during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Students throw candy to the spectators during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Manitou Springs Choirs throw candy at the crowd during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Manitou Springs Choirs throw candy at the crowd during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Students at Ute Pass Elementary march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Students at Ute Pass Elementary march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Gays, Straight, Transgender Alliance club at Manitou Springs High School marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Gays, Straight, Transgender Alliance club at Manitou Springs High School marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Manitou High School drama club march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Manitou High School drama club march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs band marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs band marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs football team ride a fire engine during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs football team ride a fire engine during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Manitou High School drama club march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Manitou High School drama club march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade makes its way through downtown Manitou Springs Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade makes its way through downtown Manitou Springs Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Gays, Straight, Transgender Alliance club at Manitou Springs High School marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Gays, Straight, Transgender Alliance club at Manitou Springs High School marches during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A spectator takes a picture of the homecoming royalty during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A spectator takes a picture of the homecoming royalty during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Parent Action Committee of Manitou Springs Elementary march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Parent Action Committee of Manitou Springs Elementary march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs marching band race around a vehicle during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs marching band race around a vehicle during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs golf team decorates their golf carts before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs golf team decorates their golf carts before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Manitou Springs Elementary School student council march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Manitou Springs Elementary School student council march during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Lilian Critchlow adds a little glitter to Jessica Plemons' hair before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Lilian Critchlow adds a little glitter to Jessica Plemons' hair before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Anja Schneider, 6, throws candy during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Anja Schneider, 6, throws candy during the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Senior Mattie Schwall adds a little makeup to French exchange student JB Peaud before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Senior Mattie Schwall adds a little makeup to French exchange student JB Peaud before the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Elementary school students watch the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Elementary school students watch the Manitou Springs High School homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, through downtown Manitou Springs. The Mustangs play Lamar Friday night. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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