Eddie Castillo is my hero.  Eddie is a Tech student and a "Pastafarian".  Pastafarians are devotees of "the Flying Spagetti Monster".  Citing his "religious beliefs" Eddie was able to take the photo for his i.d. with a pasta strainer on his head.

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Although a few people around the world have been successful in their efforts to have their government i.d.s taken with a strainer on their heads, Eddie is apparently the first American to have it actually done.

"Pastafarinism" was first "invented" as a form of satire in a fight against intelligent design being taught in biology classes.

Here's the full story on Eddie from "Everything Lubbock".

If you'd like to find out more about the "Church Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster" you can click here.

If you'd like to see the "dogma" or "anti-dogma" of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, you can check that out here: