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Truman turns 30 years old this week. He celebrated his birthday with other Mizzou Tigers at the Student Center on Friday, September 9.

Photos by Morgan Lieberman 
Published Sept. 9, 2016

Members of the Mizzou community gathered at the Student Center Friday to celebrate Truman’s 30th birthday with cake, Tiger Stripe ice cream and music courtesy of Marching Mizzou. Leading up to the big day, Truman spent some time around campus getting ready for this big milestone. The celebration continues Saturday, Sept. 10, during the football home opener against Eastern Michigan. Happy Birthday, Truman!

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Truman turns 30 years old and celebrates the big day with a big cake.

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Members of Marching Mizzou perform for students, faculty and staff at Truman’s 30th birthday party at the Student Center. The event included a nacho bar, cupcakes and Tiger Stripe ice cream, as well as Mizzou Store prizes and games.

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Junior Ty Sanders snaps a quick selfie with Truman the Tiger at his very own birthday party at the Student Center.

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Four-year-old James Twenter just had his birthday yesterday and decided to drop by Truman’s Birthday Party to celebrate with him as well. His mom is the commerce manager for the Mizzou Store.

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Freshmen Caroline Austen and Blake Dunlap Facetime their friend while hanging with Truman at his birthday party.

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Senior Taylor Smith signs one of the three cards that were laid out for Truman and his 30th birthday celebration.

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Cupcakes were a popular food giveaway at Truman’s 30th Birthday Party.

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Senior Leia Tarbox celebrates her own birthday with Truman the Tiger on Friday, September 9.