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Woman wears colander for ID photo

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BOSTON (WKOW) -- A Massachusetts woman has won her fight to wear a colander on her head in her driver's license photo.

Lindsay Miller describes herself as a quote, "Pastafarian," and a member of the "Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster."

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles refused to let Miller wear a spaghetti strainer in her driver's license photo. 

The American Humanist Association filed an appeal on her behalf, citing the registry's exception for religious head wear.

"I'm like, 'you're discriminating against us just because you haven't heard of us?'  You know it's like, there's how many thousands of religions?" said self-described Pastafarian Lindsay Miller. "How are you going to know all of them?  So, I hope this helps open the door so other people can go and don't have to have that hassle." 

The registry reversed itself before the appeal was heard, and Miller got her photo, colander included.

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