The Competition
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We know that it's the fun and not the competition that's important.
My, but that comes easy for the winners.
Camp Wayfarer's "The Big Coon-Huna"
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Coon Hunters
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and their prize
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Marryin' Sam
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The walking train - by the end of the route, their feet....
try not to think about it.
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Some in the crowd appreciated the sprayers. Some thought themselves sufficiently baptized before the event.
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Ward's Grill
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Mr. Haney wasn't the only tractor in the parade,
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but he was the only red one.
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The La-La Queens of Lake Lure - words fail
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A lot of talent on display
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Miss Coon Dog - just happy to be here
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The firetrucks are always first in the parade. Pride of place, of course...
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and because they scare the horses.
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The second place winner - a political favorite.
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Dogs don't ever learn to spell
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Her Grandship
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and of course, the old cars.
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