Cheese rollers

Race winner Chris Anderson from Brockworth, center, stays close to the cheese during the annual cheese rolling races at Cooper's Hill, England on Monday. The first written evidence of the event dates from 1826, but the tradition was established long before - perhaps as a Pagan harvest ritual. For the past 21 years the 7-8lb Double Gloucester cheeses have been made by Diana Smart at her family farm in Churcham. During the war years a wooden cheese was used due to rationing
AP photo by Barry Batchelor
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