The old man and the lookalike

Saturday 22 October 2011 21:49

Charles Bicht winner of the 2010 "Papa" Hemingway lookalike contest, being given a congratulatory kiss by the 2009 winner, David Douglas, in front of Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Florida.

Mr Bicht, 64, a Florida resident, beat 123 rivals in the contest on Saturday night, after 11 previous attempts. The event was held as part of the island's annual Hemingway Days festival, which pays homage to the late novelist who lived and wrote in Key West in the 1930s.

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