Memes can take many shapes, but all too often they take the shape of an actual human who walks this earth and is forever associated with a certain idea that may have nothing to do with them. Sometimes it can work out, like Success Kid using his fame to help his dad get a kidney transplant, sometimes it can be neutral, like how Ermahgerd Girl seems to be mostly burdened with laughing at herself, and sometimes it can be terrible, like it was for the woman in a before and after glamor make up shot. And now we must deliberate the case of Jerry Messing, better know as Fedora Guy:

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