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-Miami Shores celebrated its 23rd annual “Marshmallow Drop” Saturday. 

-The event saw over 1,000 people come to the community recreation field as a helicopter dropped 16,000 marshmallows. 

-While similar events happen all around the country, Miami Shores was one of the first communities that helped popularize it. It also used to be one of the largest in the country. 

-In 2005, “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” featured the Miami Shores event because of how strange they found it. 

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