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Zombie Walk Round-up for Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Delray Beach

There are only a few instructions on pulling off a perfected zombie walk.

Start by slouching one shoulder towards the ground. Now do your best deadleg, and cock the foot of that leg sideways so that it ever so slowly drags behind the body as you lurch forward. All the while keep the eyes rolled tightly to the sky. Do the best guttural death moan the diaphragm allows. Good, just like that.

It also helps to have some friends (preferably ex-drama club ones that are big fans of flash mobs and good at applying gory make-up) to join you. Of course, if organizing from the ground up sounds overwhelming, there are plenty of area zombie walks already in existence to join in on.

Starting out in the early 2000s and mushrooming to mass popularity in the past few years, largely in part to films like Dawn of the Dead and World War Z and TV shows like AMC's The Walking Dead, Zombie Walks take place throughout October worldwide in an effort to shock pedestrians out of their daily existence and scare the absolute bejeezus out of passers-by who realize that the zombie apocalypse is finally upon us. In South Florida, there are a good selection of zombie walks and crawls taking place in the next two weeks. Here they are.

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Terra Sullivan