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Trump Piñatas cross U.S.-Mexico border in search of a better life

Trump Piñatas cross U.S.-Mexico border in search of a better life

Nancy Charraga, owner of Mexican craft store Casa Bonampak located at 1051 Valencia St. (between 22nd and 21st streets), has been selling Donald Trump piñatas since the businessman-turned-Republican Presidential nominee announced his candidacy in the summer of 2015.

As far as piñatas go, they were a hit.

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One problem: Her piñatas, which are made in Mexico and sold at her Mission District shop, were soon held in customs at U.S.-Mexico border for bearing the Trump name brand. So in an attempt to keep her shelves stocked with the popular effigies of the not-so-popular “candidate,” Charraga’s vendors resorted to labeling the bashable dummies as “Southern Preacher” piñatas, and disguising them with false beards to boot. The trick worked.

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