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Partygoers sit shoulder to shoulder at picnic tables. They graze on wurst, a German dumpling called knodel, plates of pork shank, plate-sized pretzels with sides of grainy mustard, and suckling pig. Diehard dudes model lederhosen -- goofy-looking traditional garb of knickers and suspenders -- for another round of the annual Oktoberfest: an epic fall celebration that straddles the end of September through mid-October. Full story.
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