Giant Wire Man Going Up In Flames Is Apparently The Worst Thing To Ever Happen In Dallas

An electrical fire on Friday took out Big Tex, the Texas State Fair’s beloved 52-foot-tall mascot. A state mourns the 60-year-old icon.

1. Big Tex in 1956:

2. Big Tex in 2010:

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3. Big Tex today, as the electrical fire begins:

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11. Obviously, all of Texas is in mourning:

26. And then there are these people…

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