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2:30 PM ET, Wed May 25, 2016
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The hot dog is a staple to American summer holidays. Take a look at hot dogs in America throughout history.
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A Florida State Seminoles fan eats a hot dog prior to the 2013 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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A family enjoys hot dogs on Washington's Puget Sound in 1960.
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U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron eat hot dogs in 2012 while watching a college basketball game in Dayton, Ohio.
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A vendor sells hot dogs at Candlestick Park in 1965 for the San Francisco Giants' season-opening home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A man dressed as a "Star Wars" stormtrooper prepares a hot dog during the 2011 WonderCon in San Francisco.
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Competitive eater Joey Chestnut competes in the 2012 Nathan's July Fourth hot dog eating contest at New York's Coney Island. Chestnut ate a record-tying 68 hot dogs to win.
David Dittman winces as he competes in a hot dog eating contest in Danville, Illinois, in 1957.
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Judges in Chicago measure the length of the world's longest hot dog in 2003. At 16 feet and 1 inch, it bested the previous record of 15 feet, 3 inches.
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The famous Coney Island hot dog stand in Aspen Park, Colorado, moved to the town of Bailey, Colorado, in 2006.
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A Chicago police officer writes a traffic ticket for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in 2007.
Baseball fans eat hot dogs during a game at New York's Shea Stadium in 2003.
Andy Samberg, left, and Alec Baldwin perform in a "Saturday Night Live" skit called Hot Dog Family in 2005.
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A Georgia State Fair attendee eats a corn dog in Atlanta in 2010.
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A man in New York buys a hot dog from his car window in Lower Manhattan in 1962.
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The Oscar Mayer Wienermoblie is seen in New York City during a celebration of its 75th birthday in 2011.
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Then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg eats a hot dog at the weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan's July Fourth contest in 2013.
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From left, Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie compete in the Nathan's hot dog eating contest in 2013.
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Onion, Mustard and Ketchup race in the Hot Dog Derby during a 2008 Major League Baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians in Cleveland.
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A pair of dachshunds dressed as hot dogs participate in Ted and Amy's Annual Pet Costume Contest in Brewerton, New York, in 2012.
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Massachusetts Gov. Joseph Ely, left, and New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt stop for a hot dog on the Mohawk Trail in Massachusetts, where the two campaigned together in 1932.