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Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

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Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

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12-year-old Moziah Bridges started his bowtie company, Mo's Bows, three years ago in Memphis. He says dressing well "helps people respect you and it makes you look good." Annabella Charles/Courtesy of Mo's Bows hide caption

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12-year-old Moziah Bridges started his bowtie company, Mo's Bows, three years ago in Memphis. He says dressing well "helps people respect you and it makes you look good."

Annabella Charles/Courtesy of Mo's Bows

12-year-old Moziah Bridges is a bow tie aficionado and the CEO of his own company, Mo's Bows.

"I wanted to have that look — that 'bazam' look," he tells NPR's Audie Cornish.

Bridges says dressing well is a big part of growing up to be a man.

Listen to the audio above to hear the full conversation.

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