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Parents step in to help design kids' dorms

Some are paying big bucks to pamper their kids with that dream dorm room

Published Thu, Aug 28, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[WASHINGTON] So much stuff, so little style. The dream dorm room was just not happening.

Five years ago, Karen and Amanda Zuckerman hit the malls and big-box stores to decorate Amanda's freshman dorm at Washington University in St Louis. The offerings were . . . well, underwhelming.

"She wanted something special," Karen Zuckerman says. "She wanted a home away from home that reflected her style."

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