Senator Bernie Sanders sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill wearing the mittens made for him by Jennifer Ellis, a schoolteacher from Vermont. Photo: AFP
Senator Bernie Sanders sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill wearing the mittens made for him by Jennifer Ellis, a schoolteacher from Vermont. Photo: AFP
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US Senator Bernie Sanders’ mittens memes go viral, giving schoolteacher 15 minutes of fame

  • One of the memes placed Sanders on a bench next to Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump and he also made it into numerous Star Wars scenes
  • The mittens are made from repurposed wool jumpers and fleece made from recycled plastic bottles for the inside lining

Senator Bernie Sanders sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill wearing the mittens made for him by Jennifer Ellis, a schoolteacher from Vermont. Photo: AFP
Senator Bernie Sanders sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill wearing the mittens made for him by Jennifer Ellis, a schoolteacher from Vermont. Photo: AFP
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