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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #22(1/27/2005)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A German boy born in 1999 has a genetic defect giving him supernatural strength. At age 4, he could hold a total of 14-pounds with arms outstretched!

(2) Greek philosopher Socrates tutored Plato, who in turn taught Aristotle who later instructed Alexander The Great!

(3) "Killer Mountain!" Only 60% of those who attempt to climb the 26,500-foot Annapurna Mountain in the Himalayas return alive!

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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