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Shucking Right: Oyster Fest Winners

All that remains of the Sixth Annual New Orleans Oyster Festival are a lot of empty shells. However, in between the music and the eating, the event featured a few competitions. Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas retained her oyster eating title and  Bayley Mowatt of Baton Rouge was named the baddest shucker in town. And, an eight and a half inch long oyster submitted by a Port Sulphur fishermen was crowned the fest's largest.

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