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Homeowner James Faulk stands in front of an Ebola themed Halloween display he made at his town home in the University Park section of Dallas, October 23, 2014. LM Otero—AP

Dallas Man's Halloween House Decorations Look Like Ebola Patients' Quarantined Apartments

Oct 24, 2014

A Dallas man's Ebola-themed Halloween decorations are going viral.

Dressed in a protective suit, James Faulk set up biohazard barrels and bags of "biowaste" surrounded by yellow caution tape in front of his University Park house and wrapped the second-floor balcony in white tape that says "quarantine." The decorations are supposed to mimic the scene outside the apartment complex where Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die of Ebola in the U.S., stayed when he fell ill.

Faulk told the Associated Press he's trying to lighten the mood, as residents in the Dallas area are on edge after two of Duncan's nurses contracted the virus as well — though one was determined to be free of the virus Friday morning.

The question is whether it's too soon to make light of the virus in general.

LM Otero—AP 
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