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Another World Record Attempt!

Well, I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news. Good: we were joined by 1,300 other people on the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park in the world record attempt today to form the world’s longest chorus line. Bad: we were about 300 people short of breaking the record.

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Not quite the world’s longest chorus line.

But we had FUN!! Not only did we score these awesome “I ♥NY” T-shirts, we got to dance to the tune from those “I Love New York” TV commercials from the 70’s. (Some of us are actually old enough to remember those.)

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The Girl isn’t loving the snack I packed to sustain her.

Thanks to our “team” who came out to dance with us, including Matt’s mom Linda, my friend Fiona and her son, and my blogging buddy Sandra and her son!

On our Facebook page, some of you requested video. Let me just say…this was much more complicated than the Hokey Pokey we did last year!


  1. Mike said,
    May 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

    So sorry you didn’t break the record, but it’s awesome that you guys tried!!!! Something tells me this won’t be your last attempt at breaking another record 🙂

  2. Will said,
    May 12, 2013 @ 8:19 pm

    Are there any plans to try to beat the world record soon?

    • Traci Suppa said,
      May 14, 2013 @ 10:09 am

      The Walkway officials say they’re going to try again next year…if they do, we’ll be there!

  3. Will said,
    May 15, 2013 @ 7:27 pm

    Sweet. I hope it breaks it this time.

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