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Whose hand is that? 22 St. Mary's students cram into a phone booth

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phone-booth-st-marys.jpgFor people of a certain age, one of college's halcyon moments was getting about a score of your closest friends and trying to all cram into a phone booth. I'm told this clausterphobia-inducing ritual is really a hoot -- but for the record I prefer an ample amount of personal space.

Today, 22 students from St. Mary's College in California got cozy a glass box in an homage to the famous 1959 Life Magazine photograph that showcased co-eds booth-stuffing.
phone-booth-st-marys2.jpgThe campus record is 24, and officials at the college say a South African team jammed 25 people into one booth -- which I guess is accepted as the world record.

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