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G.I. Joe slowly invaded Jeff Patton's cubicle in Salt Lake City, Utah. First it was action figures, then lunch boxes, then comics from a collection that had overflowed from the senior inventory control coordinator's home.

"My collection did make me feel more at home in my cubicle," Patton, 34, says of his paraphernalia, recently displayed on CNN's iReport.com.

"I felt more unique than the rest of my co-workers. I finally had a place to openly express my interests," said the employee at Nellson Nutraceutical Read full article »

LifeWire provides original and syndicated lifestyle content to Web publishers. Jonathan Bender is a freelance writer working on his first book about adult fans of LEGO.

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