Pope Chotchkies: From Onesies to Twistmas

The opportunity to sell their wares brought vendors from near and far to Philly for the pope's visit.

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Ron Crognale, an entrepreneur from Washington, D.C. invented this Christmas tree ornament that lights up.
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Crognale and his family were selling the ornaments as well as souvenir flags outside Amtrak's 30th Street Station."
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Vince Woods said he journeyed from Compton California to see the Pope in Washington, D. C.
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Vince Woods then headed to Philadelphia to sell these souvenir rosary beads, t-shirts, and tote bags.
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Jude Baseden and Carolyn Staley (pictured here)were selling these onesies and tees bearing the image of Pope Francis doing the Rocky statue pose.
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A large group from the American Bible Society were on site at 30th Street Station giving out free bottled waters, Pope pins and bibles
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Members of the American Bible Society are trying to create the world's largest photo album by aggregating photos taken under the hashtag #enterthestory.
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