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Rhett rides a fire truck in the Homecoming parade, 1956. There are new events this year, but Rhett is stil a star.

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The float parade was often the highlight of Homecoming weekend. In the 1956 parade, pictured here, Rhett rode a Watertown fire truck around Braves field. There are new events this year at Parents Weekend, Oct. 14-16, but Rhett is stil a star. Photo: BU Photo Services