Is Detroit a humanitarian zone? No. But a helicopter just dropped 955 hot dogs over the beleaguered metropolis to commemorate the American Coney Island restaurant's 95th anniversary. Things are looking up, Motor City!

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Below the chopper, 25 people waited to gather as many franks as they could, for a contest co-hosted by a local radio station. The winner went home with a thousand bucks and free American Coney dogs for a year. Though they might have gotten their fill already, what with the wiener monsoon. Let's hope the sausage hoarders were wearing helmets, too; the owner of the eatery, Grace Keros, said they dumped a total of about 140 pounds of processed meat.

Watch the spectacle below, and long for the day that Robocop returns to rid the city of such madness. [ABC]

Helicopter Drops 955 Hot Dogs Over Detroit
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