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In this photo taken June 10, 2014, Trevor Smith, front, and Justin McClendon pose for a photo wearing their sagging, baggy pants as a fashion statement in New Haven, Conn. Opinions vary on the origin of the sagging pants movement. While some see them as a fashion statement, others say it perpetuates racial stereotypes, or could lead to health complications based on the way it can force wearers to walk. (AP Photo/New Haven Register, Peter Casolino)

In this photo taken June 10, 2014, Trevor Smith, front, and Justin McClendon pose for a photo wearing their sagging, baggy pants as a fashion statement in New Haven, Conn. Opinions vary on the origin of the sagging pants movement. While some see them as a fashion statement, others say it perpetuates racial stereotypes, or could lead to health complications based on the way it can force wearers to walk. (AP Photo/New Haven Register, Peter Casolino)

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