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2006-07-23 11:23:32

By Laura L. Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - A Texas commercial real estate developer won Florida's annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition, rocking the house at Sloppy Joe's, the writer's favorite Key West drinking hole, with new lyrics to an American country crooner's tune. Chris Storm, 55, president of Sable Realty Inc. in Amarillo, Texas, credited business acumen, his looks and a takeoff on the Johnny Cash song "Folsom Prison Blues" with his win on Saturday. "If I...

2006-07-23 10:52:41

By Laura L. Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - A Texas commercial real estate developer won Florida's annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition, rocking the house at Sloppy Joe's, the writer's favorite Key West drinking hole, with new lyrics to an American country crooner's tune. Chris Storm, 55, president of Sable Realty Inc. in Amarillo, Texas, credited business acumen, his looks and a takeoff on the Johnny Cash song "Folsom Prison Blues" with his win on Saturday. "If I...

2005-07-24 10:20:00

KEY WEST, Fla. -- A Florida mailman credited his persistence with winning Key West's annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition, beating nearly 160 snowy-haired men resembling the Nobel Prize-winning U.S. writer. Bob Doughty, 61, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier clad in a wool cable knit turtleneck, said his favorite Hemingway book was "The Old Man and The Sea." He won the contest, held late on Saturday, on his 13th attempt. "Longevity and patience. Keep...