ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, FEB. 15 AND THEREAFTER - In this Jan. 21, 2014, 2014 photo, Jack Kramer, of Lily Lake, Ill., transforms into character as Polyester the clown. Bringing smiles and causing ... more 
ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, FEB. 15 AND THEREAFTER - In this Jan. 21, 2014, 2014 photo, Jack Kramer, of Lily Lake, Ill., transforms into character as Polyester the clown. Bringing smiles and causing people to burst into laughter is what warms Kramer's heart. He has made appearances at several local city and church festivals, charity events and nursing homes, never charging a fee because he does it for the joy of it. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Laura Stoecker) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Daily Herald, Laura Stoecker
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