A reveler blows bubbles at the 25th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade June 21, 2008 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. One mermaid will launch a hunger strike following the parade to protest proposed development plans that critics say will ruin the amusement mecca's kitschy charm. By Mario Tama/Getty Images.
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