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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c3(4/17/2005)

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Soviet officials were so amazed by the utility of a Swiss-Army knife a downed American pilot was carrying in 1960, they believed it was custom CIA spy equipment!

Beauregard Lee the 15-year-old weather prognosticating groundhog of Liburn, GA., has been given honorary doctorates by the University of Georgia and Georgia State University!

Jean Wood-Allen from Dundee, Scotland, started running races when she was 71 years old. In 2002, at 90, she became the oldest woman to ever run a marathon.

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) What did Soviet officials take a Swiss-Army knife for?

(2) Why has Beauregard received honorary doctorates from the universities?

(3) How old was she when she ran a marathon in 2002?

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