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Lee Street Haunts

Old Town fills with children of all ages for Halloween.

Chris Leary, a phantom construction worker, gives out candy to a crowd of trick-or-treaters.

Chris Leary, a phantom construction worker, gives out candy to a crowd of trick-or-treaters. Photo by Vernon Miles.

— Chris Leary could hardly keep up with the demand. For every trick or treating

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Halloween decorations on S. Lee Street.

basket that was filled with candy, two more would take its place a second later. The street outside his home was filled with a chorus of “trick or treat” followed a few seconds later my scattered “thank you,” often with nudging from parents.

“I feel like a rockstar,” Leary called out to the crowd as cameras flashed around him.

Leary’s home was just one of dozens of stops along S Lee Street for an army of children and adults wandering door to door on Oct. 31 in search of candy.

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Ebony Lada (back) and Ricky Lada (front)