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Photos: Pasadena Lets Its Freak Flag Fly With The (Kinda) Annual Doo Dah Parade

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Today the eccentrics, liberals, artists, drag queens and Doo Dah royalty past and present took over Colorado Boulevard. The "twisted sister" of the buttoned-up, corporate Rose Parade happens every year (or so), often on a gorgeous spring day but this year on a cool and clear autumn day.

Joining the freaks this year included a crowd sporting yellow umbrellas in support of the Umbrella Revolution happening across the Pacific in Hong Kong.