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Nevis kindergarten teacher and professional fishing guide Jason Durham was chosen by the crowd to kiss a pig's posterior. Worn out from a race, the pig was oblivious to its fame. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Nevis celebrates Independence weekend with a 'Day of Pigs'

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It was off to the races Sunday in Nevis when, by mayoral proclamation, the pigs flew.

Not to be confused with swine flu, this was an event of great revelry and rivalry, the young piglets heading out with the bell to gain fame - or infamy - for their sponsors.

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Franken, mimicking his human counterpart, won by a nose, validating the Supreme Court decision on the matter.

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