Self-proclaimed nerds come out to anime convention

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Just a few days before Christmas at the Hyatt O’Hare, self-proclaimed nerds came out to be seen.

It’s the third year for Con Alt Delete, 3,000 people scattered around the Rosemont hotel, dressed up, mostly, as their favorite anime characters.

Many people – and other life- forms, it seems – came to the convention bringing together the unconventional.

It was an inclusive cast of outcasts finding some time to change forms with no judgment.