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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #48(7/23/2005)

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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) Ashrita Furman of Jamaica, N.Y., hopped up the 1,899 steps of Canada's CN Tower in 57 minutes on a pogo stick.

(2) "Personal Ensign" won 13 races with no defeats during her horse-racing career despite having five metal screws embedded in the bone of a broken leg.

(3) Two-year-old Robert Palange Jr. of Stony Brook, N.Y., was run over by a three-ton SUV --- but was walking and talking again only three weeks later!

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