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Popeye Shows Support for Bald Cartoons

Popeye loses the little hair that he has on his head in honor of Bald Cartoons, a global awareness project that aims to spread the message that a child with cancer deserves to be seen just like any other child.

Cartoon characters recognized around the world, including Popeye and Olive Oyl, have joined forces to empower children with cancer and show that bald is beautiful.

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Click here to view the inspiring video that launched a worldwide campaign!

 

Celebrate National Spinach Day with Popeye’s Favorite Veggie

It’s National Spinach Day in the U.S., but this leafy green vegetable is enjoyed around the world 365 days a year, with practically every international cuisine including it in their recipe repertoire.

Spinach is loaded with good-for-you nutrients like potassium, iron, folate and vitamins A and K. It even provides vitamin E, calcium and zinc. When combined with high vitamin C foods, like tomatoes or lemon juice, spinach provides a powerful infusion of iron too.

It’s no wonder why spinach is Popeye’s favorite go-to, pick-me-up vegetable for energy!

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“Popeye on the River” Picnic Event

The 34th Annual Popeye Picnic will take place this weekend, Sept. 6 – 8, 2013, in Chester, Illinois. Each year, this highly anticipated town event and Popeye-themed picnic takes place on the first full weekend after Labor Day in the hometown of Elzie Segar, creator of THIMBLE THEATER and the creative genius behind Popeye.

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