Gays of the Midway: A 9-foot-tall flamingo — and other stiltwalkers

By day, Shawn Brown is a giant living tree in the Greenhouse on the Midway. At night, he becomes a nine-foot pink flamingo in the State Fair parade.

Brown is just one of four gay stilt walkers that participates in the nightly parade at the fair. He’s the flamingo. His friend Joe is an octopus. Each has his own character.

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