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OF ARMS AND THE MEN WE SING

Cherry blossom and pickerel and cotton and strawberry and Frisbee festivals, all celebrations of good spirit and the bounty of the land, are red-white-and-blue-letter days, occasions when Americans parade their prides and prejudices. Among the many traditional U.S.A. spring rites are the National Trout Festival in Kalkaska, Mich. and the World Wrist-Wrestling Championship in Petaluma, Calif. What follows are two accounts of the hokum and merriment at these vernal commemorations

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