Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump
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Maybe Donald Trump should have stopped by a 7-Eleven to grab a cup of coffee before his Buffalo, N.Y., rally Monday. That way he would have been alert enough not to confuse the convenience store with 9/11.

CNN obtained video of the blunder in which the GOP front-runner accidentally refers to "9/11" as "7-Eleven" on the eve of New York's primary. 

"I wrote this out, and it's very close to my heart," Trump started. "Because I was down there and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down. And I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in action."

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As with most things Trump, the businessman didn't correct his mistake and instead just powered through his speech.

This isn't the first time Trump has made a big-time blunder during a speech. Just last week, Trump stunned crowds at Pittsburgh when he cried out, "How's Joe Paterno?" A quick Wikipedia check would have shown that the legendary Penn State coach died in 2012 after being fired amid sex-abuse scandal, the New York Daily News reports.

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