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Move over, Matthew McConaughey, and make room for 60-year-old Jamie Trivisonno, whom I discovered on my way to the gym on Monday afternoon, December 21.

Shirtless and with a cigar in his mouth, Trivisonno danced in the middle of traffic on Garnet Avenue, his shoulder-length hair blowing in the wind.

“They call me the cowboy sign-twirler, and I love what I do,” said Trivisonno, strumming his UPS Store sign as though it was a guitar, then tossing it down to pick up some drumsticks with which he played an invisible drum set. I thought he was going to get hit by a car. “Don’t get run over,” I said, noticing several cars swerve around him.

“I’ve never been hit yet. Don’t plan on it. I have it timed. See that traffic light down there? When it turns yellow, I go out into the street.” And out into the street he went again.

Trivisonno can be found twirling his sign five hours a day, seven days a week, in front of the UPS store on the 1800 block of Garnet Avenue.

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prenticeparton Dec. 28, 2009 @ 9:37 a.m.

I love this guy. I pass him every day on the way home.

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