Tesha, an exotic dancer at the Footwash in Greir, Hale County, holds a shotgun in front of The Pussy Tent, where patrons pay to see women strip dance. The Footwash began as a religious festival and has taken place outdoors on a 600-acre farm every year since 1888, making it one of the longest running festivals in the country and drawing crowds estimated at more than 20,000 over a weekend.

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Tesha, an exotic dancer at the Footwash in Greir, Hale County, holds a shotgun in front of The Pussy Tent, where patrons pay to see women strip dance. The Footwash began as a religious festival and has taken place outdoors on a 600-acre farm every year since 1888, making it one of the longest running festivals in the country and drawing crowds estimated at more than 20,000 over a weekend.

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