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    Check out the ugliest offerings from the Ugly Sweater Party at the Children’s Museum

    Carmen Galloway shows off her sweater.
    photos by John reynolds for the boston globe

    Boston Children’s Museum — which is sometimes the “Boston Grown-Ups Museum” — opened its doors to a 21-plus crowd Wednesday night for its Ugly Sweater Party. The celebration drew a crowd decked in their loudest holiday attire. Here were some of the more memorable looks during the event, which doubled as a drive for Toys for Tots.

    Carmen Galloway (pictured above), Dorchester

    Sweater statement: I made it myself. It was a lot of fun.”

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    Mike Murphy, Leominster

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    Sweater statement: “I saw it online and these are a couple of my favorite things. Cats. Hats. Pizza. I had to give it a buy.”

    Taylor Hedges, Watertown

    Sweater statement: “I’m a third grade teacher, and I had to find something for Spirit Week, and I thought llamas would please everybody.”

    Alex Larson, Milton

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    Sweater statement: “Its Krampus. I just bought it.”

    Xavier Alvarado, Houston

    Sweater statement: “Isn’t it pretty [freaking] ugly?”

    Diane Isaac, Dorchester

    Sweater statement: “My son and I made it. It was a process. There were some burns and some mess with the glue gun, but it was a lot of fun, and we ended up with a tree and ornaments.”

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    Busmah Elfaramawi, Nashua

    Sweater statement: “I’m a gingerbread man, and I’m Here with my friend, the snowman.”

    Abhishek Pradhani, Mansfield

    Sweater statement: “I’ve had this for years now; whenever there’s a Christmas party I always pull this out.”

    Sydney Breteler, Brookline

    Sweater statement: “I feel it’s pretty self-explanatory.”