Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest In Key West

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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West10
Wally Collins poses in front of the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Collins, a Phoenix restaurateur, won the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, at Sloppy Joe's Bar. The competition was a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Wally Collins, second from left, is congratulated after beating 130 other men to be crowned the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Past winners from left include Stephen Terry, Greg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. Collins, a Phoenix resident, won the title on his sixth try during the event that was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West
Wally Collins, second from left, is congratulated after beating 130 other men to be crowned the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Past winners from left include Stephen Terry, Greg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. Collins, a Phoenix resident, won the title on his sixth try during the event that was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
Wally Collins, second from left, is congratulated after beating 130 other men to be crowned the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Past winners from left include Stephen Terry, Greg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. Collins, a Phoenix resident, won the title on his sixth try during the event that was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West2
Finalists in the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest congratulate each other just before the winner is announced at Sloppy Joe's Bar late Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Key West, Fla. From left are Tom Mitchell of Rock Hill, S.C.; Dave Hemingway of Raleigh, N.C.; Richard Filip of Fayetteville, Texas; Wally Collins of Phoenix; and Charlie Boice of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Collins won the title on his sixth try during the event that attracted 131 entrants and was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West3
Matt Collins, left, congratulates his father Wally Collins after he won the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. A Phoenix resident, Wally Collins won the title on his sixth try during the event that attracted 131 entrants and was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. Matt Collins entered the contest as well and made the semi-final round. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West4
Wally Collins holds a bust of Ernest Hemingway after winning the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. A Phoenix resident, Collins won the title on his sixth try during the event that attracted 131 entrants. Collins is surrounded by previous winners including, from left, John Stubbings, Gregg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West5
Finalists in the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest endeavor to impress the judges late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. From left are Dave Hemingway, Richard Filip and Wally Collins. Collins won the title on his sixth try during the event that attracted 131 contestants. The late author, Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West6
Michael Groover, husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen, speaks to the judges during the final round of the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. It was the fourth try for Groover, who reached the semi-finals but did not go further. The contest was a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that ends Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West7
Supporters of Richard Filip cheer for their contestant during the final round of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. The competition was a highlight of the island city's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West during most of the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West8
JJ Jerele speaks to judges at the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Jerele, a Fort Myers, Fla., resident, was one of 131 Ernest Hemingway look-alikes who competed in the contest that was a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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Papa Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West9
Matt Collins, left, and father Wally Collins compete in the semi-final round of the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Wally Collins went on to win the contest. It was the Phoenix resident's sixth attempt. The competition was a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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