Historic Hooky: ‘Blue Flu’ sweeps through Cubs fans

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CHICAGO -- It has been a season generations of Cub fans have been yearning for-  for decades.

So it seems fitting that a case of “the blue flu” swept through area schools and offices Tuesday.

Generations of parents who didn’t get a chance to go to a playoff game wouldn’t miss the chance to take their own kids and they say if the Cubs move on, they would pull them out of school for yet another game.

WGN’s Amy Rutledge was out in Wrigleyville to see how fans were playing hooky for history.