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03/21/2013 08:11 am ET Updated May 21, 2013

Airport Best Sellers Include 'Terrible Towels,' 'Sleepless' T-Shirts

Although it's been 20 years since the debut of the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle, gray and pink nightshirts sporting the movie's title are still among the best sellers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), with 9,000 of the shirts sold last year.

"Some of us scratch our heads about its appeal," said Randi Sibonga, who has been an airport retailer for over 25 years, a period she measures as "since the days when souvenir spoons were hot items."

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