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WESTLAND MI - JULY 10:  Ben Rojewski age 11 LivoniMichigan rises from mud while playing giant lake mud 25th

WESTLAND, MI, - JULY 10: Ben Rojewski, age 11, of Livonia, Michigan rises from the mud while playing in a giant lake of mud at the 25th annual "Mud Day" July 10, 2012 in Westland, Michigan. The event, which features a 75' by 150' pit filled with 20,000 gallons of water and 200 tons of topsoil, draws about a thousand children each year. (photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

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Updated: July 10, 2012 3:27PM

Don’t worry if you get a little dirty. You’re supposed to get down-right muddy. Children and adults cover themselves as they play in mud at the 25 annual “Mud Day” in Westland, Mich. on Tuesday. The event features a 75-by-150 foot pit that is filled with 20,000 gallons of water and 200 tons of topsoil. Consider this your yearly spa treatment.

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