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Brace Yourself For The Most Depressing Thing You'll See All Month

You might want to sit down for this.

We hope you enjoyed July 4th weekend, because this photo is about to ruin your beautiful summer day. In news nobody wanted to be reminded of, back-to-school gear has made its first dreaded appearance on store shelves:

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The atrocity was first spotted just a few days ago at Kohl's, and it's only a matter of time before the epidemic spreads to Walmart and Target.

It's a travesty, we know. Try not to shed a tear for the long lost days of sweet, sweet summer that are whizzing by way too fast. Because wherever you go and whatever you do from this point onward, September is coming for you.