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The #CubsRingBearer winners!

Jimmy Thurman

Hometown: Kewanee, Ill.
Fan since: 1937
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because my mother was a Cubs fan.

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Grace Davis

Hometown: Jefferson City, Mo.
Fan since: 1996
All-time favorite Cub: Ron Santo
I'm a Cubs fan because it's our family history.

Erv Schreiber

Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
Fan since: 1933
All-time favorite Cub: Ron Santo
I'm a Cubs fan because of my childhood listening to Cubs radio broadcasts.

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Tom Wakefield

Hometown: Brownsburg, Ind.
Fan since: 1975
All-time favorite Cub: Mark Grace
I'm a Cubs fan because of my grandfather, Russell Olson. Wish he could have been here.

Amy Liss

Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
Fan since: 1987
All-time favorite Cub: Anthony Rizzo
I'm a Cubs fan because my grandparents passed down their Cubs love and there's always hope.

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Doug Meyer

Hometown: Deerfield, Ill.
Fan since: 1964
All-time favorite Cub: Ron Santo
I'm a Cubs fan because of Wrigley Field, a passionate Cubs community and my love of baseball.

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Jessie McGinn

Hometown: Arlington Heights, Ill.
Fan since: 1990
All-time favorite Cub: Kerry Wood
I'm a Cubs fan because I was born with an unwavering loyalty to this team.

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Tom Magno

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Fan since: 1966
All-time favorite Cub: Ryne Sandberg
I'm a Cubs fan because my dad was the biggest Cubs fan. It's in my blood.

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Bob O'Hara

Hometown: Elkhart, Ind.
Fan since: 1978
All-time favorite Cub: Ryne Sandberg
I'm a Cubs fan because my family raised me the right way, of course!

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Melissa Hurd

Hometown: Carol Stream, Ill.
Fan since: 1980
All-time favorite Cub: David Ross
I'm a Cubs fan because the team personifies courage, teamwork, leadership and the importance of laughter.

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Steven Teplinsky

Hometown: Mundelein, Ill.
Fan since: 1960
All-time favorite Cub: Ron Santo
I'm a Cubs fan because win or lose, the Cubs are a lifelong true friend.

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David Morimoto

Hometown: Joliet, Ill.
Fan since: 1968
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because it's in my genetics. My dad was a team doc in 1958.

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Joanne Harrer

Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
Fan since: 1946
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because I just get excited watching the Cubs play.

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Michael Folsom

Hometown: Palos Hills, Ill.
Fan since: 1997
All-time favorite Cub: Addison Russell
I'm a Cubs fan because life is an adventure. The Cubs are life.

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George Wiseman

Hometown: Mount Prospect, Ill.
Fan since: 1953
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because I reflect a true bleacher bum and love the team.

Alex Dorn

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Fan since: 1988
All-time favorite Cub: Kris Bryant
I'm a Cubs fan because the Cubs are more than just a team, they're family!

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Lauren Klein

Hometown: Peru, Ill.
Fan since: 2003
All-time favorite Cub: Anthony Rizzo
I'm a Cubs fan because my dad's a lifelong fan and we always watch games together.

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Paul "Crawly" Dzien

Hometown: Bartlett, Ill.
Fan since: 1976
All-time favorite Cub: Ron Santo
I'm a Cubs fan because win or lose, I've always been behind the Cubs 100%.

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Dennis Gieseke

Hometown: Roselle, Ill.
Fan since: 1945
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because I was born that way.

Jeff Birtell

Hometown: DeKalb, Ill.
Fan since: 1965
All-time favorite Cub: Ernie Banks
I'm a Cubs fan because the team shows the true spirit of what baseball is!

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