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Tri Pi braves elements, paints chests for Pitt football

Jonathan Perlman (far left), Pat Gardner (far right) and other students spelled “Pitt Strong” in body paint at an October football game against Miami to honor the Tree of Life victims.

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

When a typical fan might choose to head for Heinz Field’s exits, a select few of Pitt’s most dedicated fans remain. Shirtless, painted and cold, they refuse to let their passion fade.

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