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This cringey New York Times correction will delight 90s kids

Facepalms all ’round.
Nov 11th 2014, 8:07 AM 7,459 2

SO WE ALL know Alex from Target, the kid who went viral last week when he was photographed checking out shopping in his US supermarket job.

Why? He’s really really cute, of course.

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The New York Times decided to get down with the kids, publishing a lengthy article on the phenomenon which left little unknown Alex with over 6000,000 Twitter followers and a guest appearance on the Ellen Show.

But, it seems they took a misstep somewhere along the lines, making this little correction.

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Oh.

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So close.

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