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Photo of Day: Toys “R” Us

Posted by on March 27th, 2012 with 1 Comment

Once, Toys “R” Us was the happiest place on earth. All the toys, the giraffe, etc. A few years ago, I stopped into the Aramingo Ave TRU a few days before Christmas. The magic had worn off. Even the kids were angry.

Were there always discarded chicken bones on the shelves and broken toys scattered around the aisles? It’s like stopping at a flea market and realizing it’s just a bunch of gamblers and drug addicts selling the junk left over after their dreams are long gone. But anyway, all this is to introduce this photo of the now closed Cottman Ave. TRU. It’s massive and it’s gone. Good riddance to that old fantasy:

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