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True Life: I Am The Guy Who Designs Candy Hearts

There's only one guy for the job.

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Hello. My name is Randy Haralson. I make the candy hearts.

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I make the hearts right here, in my studio in the BEST CITY IN THE WORLD, Trenton, New Jersey.

But I've been thinking a lot about how we can expand the business to other holidays.

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Valentine's Day isn't the only day when you're looking to express something.

Arbor Day, for example.

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Other holidays too, probably. Maybe Thanksgiving, or Fourth Of July.

People think 140 characters is hard? Try a candy heart.

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The key is to use the letter "u" and "r." A little candy-heart-industry trick for ya.

A lot of people think they could do this job. Let me be the first to tell them, they can't.

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"Get Real" is the perfect heart candy to explain that with.

Here's some of the drafts I've been working on:

"Look @ U" is perfect for when you're supposed to say something, but don't know what.
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"Look @ U" is perfect for when you're supposed to say something, but don't know what.

If your birthday is Valentine's Day, this one is perfect for you.

Or if it's just your birthday, I guess.
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Or if it's just your birthday, I guess.

This one seems like it's nasty, but then the twist at the end makes it a very lovely sentiment.

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I love that twist.

My dad made candy hearts and his dad made candy hearts and all the way back, five generations. It might stop with me, though.

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I guess we're just a candy hearts family.

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