2015 Cable Car bell ringing contest

Hundreds of people gather at Union Square for the 52nd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest on Thursday, July 9, 2015. The contest is split into two categories. The first category featured amateurs who competed for charity. The second category featured the professional division where Muni operators compete for cash prizes. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Lil Miss Hot Mess competes in the amateur division of the 52nd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest at Union Square on Thursday, July 9, 2015. (Michael Ares/Speical to the S.F. Examiner)

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Lil Miss Hot Mess competes in the amateur division of the 52nd Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest at Union Square on Thursday, July 9, 2015. (Michael Ares/Speical to the S.F. Examiner)

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