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
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
US Politics

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

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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
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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