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Craig Melvin explains the story behind his new earring

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TODAY’s Craig Melvin is sporting a new earring Wednesday morning. He explains that when his 5-year-old daughter got her ears pierced, he did too: “Daddy took one for the team.” Al Roker jokingly suggests that Craig also get “an eyepatch and a parrot."

Craig Melvin got his ear pierced for the sweetest reason