[This story is running in the print edition of The Seattle Times Jan. 17, 2014.]
R yan Asdourian can walk down the halls of his office building on Micro soft’s Redmond campus and nary a head will turn.
Put him in his Sunday outfit, though, and heads pop out of offices, smartphone cameras appear and one person after another stops to greet him — especially in these days of Seahawks playoff fever.
Such is the double life of Asdourian, 32, a Microsoft employee who is also the man inside the costume of “Blitz,” the Seattle Seahawks mascot.
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