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Things you should never buy at garage sales

POSTED: 4:08 PM Feb 08 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 13 2013

Everybody loves a good bargain, but beware of these often broken, unsafe and unsanitary items when you head out to garage sales.

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Helmets. Helmets are designed to protect you from one accident, and one accident only. Sometimes damage isn’t visible, so buy a new helmet to make sure you’re getting full protection.

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