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Throughout October, The Skeleton In The Closet arrives in one's home to play tricks or give treats all month long.
They appear shell-shocked by dwindling sales, demoralized employees, evaporating market capitalization - and the lingering possibility, however remote, that a skeleton in the closet could trigger the next world-class business collapse.
LINSEY Dorrans has found a skeleton in the closet - and she'd like to reunite it with the owner.