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Photos: School for Sign Spinners

Think spinning a sign by the side of the road sounds easy? Think again.

Sign spinners — they who inform passing motorists of closeout specials and condo sales — undergo training sessions to learn many of their acrobatic routines.

We spotted nearly a dozen spinners from the local Aarow Advertising franchise practicing in a small park near Columbia Pike on Friday. They were getting ready to perform during the next day’s Georgetown basketball game at the Verizon Center.

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