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METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF Denver is helping students start Camp Bow Wows and Smiling Moose Delis of their own.
Some of the franchisers, so far, working with the program are: Camp Bow Wow and Home Buddies, Grease Monkey and Monkey Shine Franchising, and Smiling Moose Deli.
There were clothes everywhere," recalls Bow Wows mother, Teresa Caldwell.
THE managers at a large New York City department store thought they had it all figured out when they asked Lil' Bow Wow to make an in-store appearance.
It wasn't until one of the girls cried out, "Oh, Lord, why did you have to make Bow Wow so fine?" and another screamed, "Bow Wow, will you be my baby's daddy?" that the store management realized that they had made two miscalculations.
And now Bow Wow (whose real name is Shad Moss) is headed to Europe in hopes of hitting it big overseas.
For Bow Wow, the sight of fans who refuse to let anything get between him and them is something he has grown accustomed to.
At a recent concert in Washington, D.C., 11-year-old Alexandra McIntyre explained her attraction to Bow Wow. "I think Lil' Bow Wow is the cutest boy on this whole Earth," she says.
At such a young age, Bow Wow admits that it's hard for him to really understand his popularity.
In fact, hang out with Bow Wow long enough, and it becomes obvious that like--most energetic kids his age--he doesn't spend long dwelling on much of anything.
"My typical day goes something like this," says Bow Wow, who adds that he doesn't have a girlfriend yet.
Bow Wow, his mother reveals, has always wanted to be a rapper.
Until earlier this year, Bow Wow attended a public school--including riding the bus each day--in Columbus.
That confidence came through in 1993, when Bow Wow, then only 5, got his big break at a Dr.