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Well this is terrifying. If you plan on shopping at the Walmart in Cartersville, Georgia anytime soon, beware of hidden hypodermic needles. So far, two customers have been pricked—one 14-year-old girl who was trying on pajamas, and one woman checking for a different bra size. There was also one tucked into a pair of Hello Kitty socks that employees found while combing the store for others. [Gawker]