ATG Quirkies: A Hemingway Wins Hemingway Look Alike Contest

ernest-hemingway-pixabayThe New York Daily News reports that a North Carolina man who won the Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest shares his name and lifestyle.

Dave Hemingway won the 2016 Ernest “Papa” Hemingway look-alike contest at Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Hemingway’s favorite watering hole when he lived in the Keys during the 1930’s .  The competition is the highlight event of the annual Hemingway Days festival that celebrates the author’s legacy.  The competition was intense with 140 contestants vying for the coveted “Papa” prize.

(Thanks again to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies!)

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