Events set for University of Florida’s 2012 Homecoming parade
The University of Florida’s Homecoming will be taking on a patriotic theme since Veteran’s Day is right around the corner. The Homecoming staff has been working hard since the spring to plan the two biggest events of the week – the 89th Annual Homecoming Parade and the Gator Growl pep rally.
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