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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

 Largest gathering of people dressed as penguins: world record set in Ohio (VIDEO)

   YOUNGSTOWN, OH, USA -- A total of 972 Youngstown State University students, alumni and community members gathered on the school's campus in their best penguin finery to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary as a university and to set the new world record for the Largest gathering of people dressed as penguins, according to the World Record Academy.

A total of 972 Youngstown State University students, alumni and community members gathered on the school's campus in their best penguin finery to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary as a university and to set the new world record for the Largest gathering of people dressed as penguins, according to the World Record Academy.
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   The event, which celebrated YSU's 50th anniversary as a state university, aimed to unite students, alumni, employees and everyone in the Greater Youngstown community.

    YSU achieved its goal with 972 penguins waddling around the WATTS Center.

    The former world record was achieved by Richard House Children's Hospice (UK) at The Scoop, More London, London, United Kingdom, for Guinness World Records Day, Nov. 12, 2015, with 624 penguins.


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