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Guy who runs blog about going to the zoo with Roy Halladay got to go to the zoo with Roy Halladay

Zoo With Roy blogger went to zoo with Roy Halladay

For more than four years, Phillies fans have marveled at the sarcasm, intentional typos and sophisticated doodles of Zoo With Roy, a blog about one fan's desperate plea to spend a day at the zoo with Roy Halladay.

On Friday morning, after more than 1,800 posts, the man who runs ZWR realized his dream and went to the Philadelphia Zoo with the former Blue Jays and Phils ace.

See folks? Hard work does pay off. Set your sights high and maybe you too can someday waste a business day checking out exotic animals with a Cy Young winner.

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