Shared from the 4/14/2019 Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly Edition eEdition

Marking 200 years for American poet


Rocky Wilson, of Camden, was the winner of the Walt Whitman lookalike contest at Philadelphia Brewing Co.


Rick Modglin, of South Philadelphia (left) and Tommy Teofilak, of Linwood, wait their turns in the Walt Whitman lookalike contest.


Emcee Adam Teterus watches as Wilson concludes his reading. Seated are (from left) Modglin, Teofilak, and Susan Hinchey.

Philadelphia Brewing Co., home to Walt Wit Belgian-style white ale, partnered with Whitman at 200 to host a Walt Whitman lookalike contest on Saturday. The event was to crown the individual who best captured the poet in body and spirit.

Staff photographs by

Elizabeth Robertson

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