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Michigan student pranks relatives with Xmas card

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Posted at 4:29 PM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 19:29:27-05
The Holidays are a time for family, fresh baked cookies and of course, awkward family Christmas cards. But one Michigan college student has taken the concept to a new level.
 
Looking to "baffle his aunts, uncles and especially grandparents," Joshua Brassow decided to splurge on professionally-photographed Christmas cards this year — with a fake family.
 
Brassow first took to Cragslist to hire his "wife" and "kids," offering $20 apiece and free copies of photos. 
 
After picking his family, Brassow dressed them in traditional Christmas garb — turtlenecks, ugly sweaters and Santa hats — and paid a photographer $50 for photos.