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Visitors arrive for the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. In a half-century, the event has grown from a small event for prisoners into a big business that draws thousands of spectators to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A boy with a painted face rides on a merry-go-round at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. The rodeo got its start in 1965 at a small arena built by a handful of inmates and prison personnel, but it wasn't until 1967 that the rodeo opened to the public. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A guard takes tickets as people enter the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. In a half-century, the event has grown from a small event for prisoners into a big business that draws thousands of spectators to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Children participate in a comedy event without animals at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. In a half-century, the event has grown from a small event for prisoners into a big business that draws thousands of spectators to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Miss Rodeo Louisiana Hannah Bergeron walks past the inmate section at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. In a half-century, the event has grown from a small event for prisoners into a big business that draws thousands of spectators to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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An inmate is assisted after being thrown from a bull at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Professional rodeo bullfighters dressed as clowns distract the animals once the riders are thrown. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A prisoner is thrown into the air by a bull at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Those competing in the rodeo have to pass a physical to be deemed strong and healthy enough, and thousands of others work year-round making arts and crafts to sell at the event, according to the prison's athletic director. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A bull rams inmates seated at a card table in the Convict Poker event at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Professional rodeo bullfighters dressed as clowns distract the animals once the riders are thrown. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A bull rams inmates seated at a card table in the Convict Poker event at the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Those competing in the rodeo have to pass a physical to be deemed strong and healthy enough, and thousands of others work year-round making arts and crafts to sell at the event, according to the prison's athletic director. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Prisoners hold hands and pray inside the ring before the start of the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Only the prison's most well-behaved inmates get to participate, according to the maximum-security prison's athletic director. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A person walks behind a fence past prisoner participants in the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Those competing in the rodeo have to pass a physical to be deemed strong and healthy enough, and thousands of others work year-round making arts and crafts to sell at the event, according to the prison's athletic director. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Prisoners hold hands and form a circle to pray inside the ring before the start of the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. The rodeo got its start in 1965 at a small arena built by a handful of inmates and prison personnel, but it wasn't until 1967 that the rodeo opened to the public. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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A prisoner wearing a crucifix watches visitors arrive for the Angola Prison Rodeo in Angola, La., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Louisiana's most violent criminals, many serving life sentences for murder, are the stars of the nation's longest-running prison rodeo which celebrates its 50th year in 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)