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Corn dogs and cattle at the Iowa State Fair

A boy competes in mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy competes in mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy competes in mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People stand for the U.S. National Anthem at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People stand for the U.S. National Anthem at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People stand for the U.S. National Anthem at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A worker passes a pork chop on a stick over to a fair goer at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A worker passes a pork chop on a stick over to a fair goer at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A worker passes a pork chop on a stick over to a fair goer at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A child is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A child is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A child is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A boy cries after falling during mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy cries after falling during mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy cries after falling during mutton busting at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 13. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Micro-mini tractors are seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Micro-mini tractors are seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Micro-mini tractors are seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A competitor waits to take the stage for the "Bill Riley Talent Search" at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A competitor waits to take the stage for the "Bill Riley Talent Search" at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A competitor waits to take the stage for the "Bill Riley Talent Search" at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 11. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A fair-goer walks past toys for sale at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A fair-goer walks past toys for sale at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A fair-goer walks past toys for sale at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Women lead a calf at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Women lead a calf at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Women lead a calf at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Pageant queens line up for competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Pageant queens line up for competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Pageant queens line up for competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People hold corn dogs during preparations for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People hold corn dogs during preparations for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People hold corn dogs during preparations for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A ride is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A ride is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A ride is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Workers prepare a ride for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers prepare a ride for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers prepare a ride for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A woman waits in ticket booth for customers at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman waits in ticket booth for customers at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman waits in ticket booth for customers at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A couple sits on a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A couple sits on a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A couple sits on a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A woman sits with a giant stuffed pig at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman sits with a giant stuffed pig at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman sits with a giant stuffed pig at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A food vendor makes a sandwich at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A food vendor makes a sandwich at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A food vendor makes a sandwich at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People take part in a parade downtown before the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown before the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People take part in a parade downtown before the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Brothers Carson and Cameron Hoff sit on the back of a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Brothers Carson and Cameron Hoff sit on the back of a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Brothers Carson and Cameron Hoff sit on the back of a bench at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A ride and a game are seen as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A ride and a game are seen as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A ride and a game are seen as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A rider stands next to a horse as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A rider stands next to a horse as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A rider stands next to a horse as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A woman is seen in a horse area as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A woman is seen in a horse area as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A woman is seen in a horse area as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A horse rider competes in a barrel riding competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A horse rider competes in a barrel riding competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A horse rider competes in a barrel riding competition at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A costume is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A costume is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A costume is seen at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A man poses for a portrait as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man poses for a portrait as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man poses for a portrait as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A presenter walks with her award-winning lamb after competing at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A presenter walks with her award-winning lamb after competing at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A presenter walks with her award-winning lamb after competing at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 6. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A boy leads a cow as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy leads a cow as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A boy leads a cow as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A man cleans farm machinery as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man cleans farm machinery as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man cleans farm machinery as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People attend the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Fair-goers rest in the shade of a tree at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fair-goers rest in the shade of a tree at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fair-goers rest in the shade of a tree at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Workers prepare a ride at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers prepare a ride at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers prepare a ride at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A horse stands in a stall as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A horse stands in a stall as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A horse stands in a stall as people prepare for the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 5. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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