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Weedheads posing for a picture on the sandbar on Detroit Lake last Saturday afternoon are Matt Moltzan of Vergas, Dave Swyter of Perham and Eric Doll of Perham. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

Partying on the peninsula

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The leeward side of the Detroit Lake sandbar was sweltering by mid-afternoon Saturday. Eric Doll of Perham decided to take a dip among the several hundred anchored boats, on what the locals call Cox's Point.

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Maybe it was the heat getting to him. Maybe it was the beer. Maybe he wanted to impress the ladies. Maybe it was a combination of all three that made Doll decide to reach down and pull up a large clump of seaweed and place it on his head.

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