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Man Wins Fight To Wear Pasta Strainer On His Head

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Man Wins Fight To Wear Pasta Strainer On His Head

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Man Wins Fight To Wear Pasta Strainer On His Head

Man Wins Fight To Wear Pasta Strainer On His Head

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An Austrian man has won a three-year battle to appear in his driver's license photo with a pasta strainer on his head. Niko Alm, a self-described atheist, argued he must wear the strainer for religious reasons. That religion is Pastafarianism.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

An Austrian man has won a three year battle to appear in his driver's license photo with a pasta strainer on his head. We repeat: a strainer on his head. Niko Alm, a self-described atheist, argued he must wear the strainer for religious reasons. That religion is Pastafarianism. Alm had to get a doctor's note stating he's psychologically fit to drive. His next goal for his religion is to be officially recognized in Austria.

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