In Key West this weekend, they're once again honoring Ernest Hemingway by competing to look like him

在 “For Whom the Bell Tolls” — Ernest Hemingway’s novel partly written in Key Westthe author wrote: “The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for, and I hate very much to leave it.

In Key West this weekend, 关于 140 men did their part to keep Hemingway there.
After being canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, they returned in their white or graying beards and stocky builds for the Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest.
      The contest has been going on since 1981, bringing aspiringErnestsdressed in khaki safari garb or wool fisherman’s sweaters, 根据新闻稿.
        The contest is part of Hemingway Days, an annual celebration of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who lived on the island during the 1930s, 发布说.
          The three-night competition began Thursday at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, where Hemingway often spent time, 发布说.
            The finals are Saturday. Former winners judge the contest.
            Other activities at Hemingway Days include a street fair, a three-day marlin tournament and a museum exhibit of rare Hemingway memorabilia, according to a Florida Keys 新闻发布.