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PHOTO GALLERY: Vampires flock to downtown Covington
Tongi Merillat, of Fulton, Mississippi, traveled four hours and paid $5 to kiss a Somerhalder. Bob is the brother of Ian Somerhalder, who plays Damon Salvatore in "The Vampire Diaries." (Jackie Gutknecht | The Covington News)

Vampires fill downtown Covington as fans of "The Vampire Diaries" ready themselves for the series finale of the eight-season show.

Filmed in Covington, the show is hosting a special commercial-free finale viewing party in the square. 

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