Photos: Thousands go wild in Spain's giant sloppy tomato fight

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Spain Tomato Fight Tomatina
Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. Thousands of people are splattering each other with tons of tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle in recession-hit Spain, with the debt-burdened town charging participants entry fees this year for the first time. Bunol town says some 20,000 people are taking part in Wednesday's hour-long street bash, inspired by a food fight among kids back in 1945. Participants were this year charged some 10 euros ($13) to foot the cost of the festival. Residents do not pay. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)