Costume maker Philip Morris stands beside replicas of movie characters Batman, ET and Spiderman at his Charlotte company in this 2005 photo. Morris died late Sunday at 83.
Costume maker Philip Morris stands beside replicas of movie characters Batman, ET and Spiderman at his Charlotte company in this 2005 photo. Morris died late Sunday at 83. YALONDA M. JAMES THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER
Costume maker Philip Morris stands beside replicas of movie characters Batman, ET and Spiderman at his Charlotte company in this 2005 photo. Morris died late Sunday at 83. YALONDA M. JAMES THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

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