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In this thousand-year-old pastime, 50 men battle to mount a charging bull. The riders say it’s an essential part of their heritage. Animal rights activists want it outlawed.
Their collections may look like trash to you, but these guys know every can has a story—and some have shockingly high price tags, too.
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