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cheesehead ... 34/52 Y3

Self Portraits 52 Weeks - Year 3

 

Cheesehead is a nickname, sometimes used disparagingly, referring to a person from Wisconsin, because of the large volume of cheese production of the state.

 

It is also the nickname of fans of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

 

Ralph Bruno created the famous foam cheesehead hat that has become an enduring symbol of the state.

Bruno made the first hat in 1987 using stuffing from his couch, after Chicago Bears fans taunted him and called him a 'cheesehead'.

 

I first saw some 'Cheeseheads' performing in NYC in 2005 ...

 

www.cheesehead.com/

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Taken on August 16, 2012