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Silver Spurs Rodeo, largest rodeo east of Mississippi River

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Taylor Braussard of Estherwood, Louisiana rides Poison Ivy during the 128th Silver Spurs Rodeo held at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. This is the biggest rodeo east of the Mississippi River, and is so important to the community that all public schools in the county close for the day.

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Children race to grab a flag off a calf during the calf scramble event on Friday night.

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Jaggar White (L-R), 6, and his brother Kolton, 8 of Kenansville, Florida and Wes Kempfer, 8, of Melbourne, Florida watch the ground crew set up on Friday night.

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A cowboy wrangles a bull through a series of mazes after a run on Friday.

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Jeremy R. Melancon of Huntsville, Texas exits the rider's area after participating in the saddle bronc event.

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