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A Michael Jordan cardboard cutout meant everything to one young fan

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Whatever your interests may have been in the third grade, it probably didn't involve cardboard cutouts. 

Irene Liiao of Manhasset, New York, shared her third grade obsession with basketball legend Michael Jordan on twitter yesterday. Apparently, the Chicago Bulls great meant a great deal to the young Liiao, but she couldn't spend all her time around the real deal. So she found a cardboard solution.

She shared pictures of herself taking an enormous life-size Michael Jordan cutout everywhere she went.

in the third grade i was obsessed with michael jordan so i carried a cardboard cutout of him around for a month pic.twitter.com/YaZ53Whbel

— irene (@ireneliiao) September 19, 2016

She calls this unique buddy system an 'obsession' and it'd be tough to argue with her. 

Clearly there is a new standard for Michael Jordan fans. 

Unless you've carried his cutout around a mall, the produce section, a Starbucks and an escalator, the countless Chicago Bulls games you've watched mean nothing. 

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