WHITING, INDIANA --
Teddy Delacruz wins the pierogi eating contest during the Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Indiana on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Delacruz ate 44 pierogis.
The three-day festival, which has taken place every year since 1994, draws crowds from across the region and country to celebrate eastern European culture, traditions and foods.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The Wall Street Journal