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Weird News Central: Mysterious Bear Kills Memories

Death Bear outside a Manhattan flat

Death Bear outside a Manhattan flat

Friday, February 26, 2010 17:03 GMT

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A mysterious bear in New York City is ridding people of those terrible memories they can no longer bear.

When New Yorkers need to get rid of a bad reminder they call “Death Bear,” a man who comes to your apartment dressed in a giant black bear costume and hauls off the pictures, old clothing, and other painful mementoes that your ex left behind.

Death Bear doesn’t talk. He doesn’t ask questions. He simply knocks on the door and you hand him a package filled with stuff.

AOL Senior Correspondent Buck Wolf made contact with the elusive Death Bear and filmed one of his collection runs, or what he calls “a public service for people who’ve been hurt by love.”

Death Bear hauls all mementoes to a “magic lair” in Central Park where it “magically vanishes,” just like how you’d want an ex to completely disappear from your life.