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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- How would you like to see a local celebrity kiss a pig?

You will have the opportunity soon. An annual fundraising event for theAmerican Diabetes Association is coming up.

It's called "Unmasking the Cure", and will be taking place on Oct. 20 at Embassy Suites. There will be a VIP Martini reception at 6 p.m.and doors will open to everyone at 6:30 p.m.

The event involves kissing a pig because insulin was first derived from pigs. Whoever of the local celebrity participants raises the most money, gets to kiss a pig!

The celebrities participating this year are Khayyam Eddings, an attorney with Friday, Eldridge and Clark; Erica Brewer, Miss Teen Arkansas International; Susie Everett of Everett GMC; Dr. Vasili Lendel of Arkansas Heart Hospital; and Pete Laven, general manager of the Arkansas Travelers.

The event features a complete auction as well.

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