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Rolling thrones: Outhouse race brings humor, drama as Bristol celebrates 4th

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Posted on July 9, 2015 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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SYDNEY PERLEE ENJOYS the ride that Kayla Flint and Jesse Otis are giving her on the Three Day Stampede latrine during the first round of the Great Bristol Outhouse Race on Saturday. This trio won this race but lost in the final to the Goodpoint Recycling privy. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

BRISTOL — For Andrew Lafleur, Justin Stone and Blair Stone, the giant American flag draped over Bristol’s Main Street between two fully extended fire ladders on July 4 acted like the Arc de Triomphe does in Paris for the Tour de France winner. 

The flag — donated and lofted for Bristol’s Independence Day celebration by the Addison County Firefighters Association — served as the backdrop for their victory in a famous athletic event, the 37th annual Great Bristol Outhouse Race.

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