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    (Center) Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC cheers Purrcussion while they stopped and played on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Center) Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC checks the food trays as he welcomes people on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Center L-R) Carolina Panthers tailgaters Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC and Roger Hylton of Concord, NC prepare food at their space outside of Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Center L-R) Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC is hugged by Debbie Kalinoski on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Right) Carolina Panthers fan and tailgater Randy Goodman welcomes members of Purrcussion near his van on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson of Greensboro, NC feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Panthers fan Randy Goodman strikes a pose as "Panthers Dynasty" near tailgater Carl Jackson's van on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson of Greensboro, NC feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    At each Carolina Panthers home game, tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC has the large stuffed Panther with something of the opposing team's attached to the cat's mouth. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Right) Carolina Panthers tailgaters Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC shakes hands with members of Purrcussion outside of Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Carolina Panthers tailgaters Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC and Roger Hylton of Concord, NC prepare meat and vegetables outside of Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (Center) Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC takes photos of fans enjoying the food at his van on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers tailgater Carl Jackson of Greensboro, NC on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Jackson feeds about 100 people each week at his van off of Cedar Street in Charlotte, NC. Among the fed are homeless. Jackson has tailgated since the team's inception. But on Sunday, December 22nd, the Panthers final regular season home game will also be the last for Jackson overseeing all the fun at his van. He's "retiring" from tailgating to spend the experience of Panthers games solely with his 6-year-old grandson from Mooresville, NC.
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