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No laughing matter: When exactly did clowns become scary?
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NEW YORK (AP) — His nose was round and bright red, his face as white as a sheet. His mouth was surrounded by an exaggerated smear of red makeup and his arched eyebrows hung ridiculously high on his forehead. Such was the daily uniform of Bozo the Clown, who entertained kids for decades when TV was in its infancy.