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Freehold Township Girl Appears on Today Show

Melanie Amoroso's Halloween costume landed her on television.

Freehold Township Girl Appears on Today Show Freehold Township Girl Appears on Today Show

Melanie Amoroso’s homemade Halloween costume landed her on NBC’s Today Show on Monday. Amoroso, a nine-year-old Freehold Township resident, was one of five people featured on the costume contest segment of news program’s Halloween show.

 “I have an Oral B toothbrush. Since I use it every night I came up with the idea to make a costume out of it,” Amoroso told Today Show co-host Matt Lauer.

Amoroso’s dad, Freehold Township Board of Education member Michael Amoroso, helped make the spinning brush Oral B toothbrush costume.

“The costume had working vibration, a working charge LED on the front, and a working push pad on the front like a real toothbrush,” he said.

Michael Amoroso could not be more proud his daughter, who is a fourth grader at .

“My daughter spoke on NBC in front of millions,” he said.

Amoroso won two tickets to see Justin Bieber, a Nintendo DS3D system, and a $50 Visa gift card.

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