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12:23 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Athens Grease Festival Celebrates All Things Fried

Fried candy corn dropped into a deep fryer.
Maggie Martin/APR News

If you’re a fan of fried anything, the smell here can be intoxicating. Hundreds have turned out for the first ever Athens Grease Festival, with knives and forks at the ready, The celebration of all things fried is a play on the origin of the city’s name from Athens, Greece.

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