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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #42(3/30/2005)

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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 mugger picked the wrong man when he attacked 88-year-old Gerhard Brinkmann in Halberstadt, Germany. Brkinkmann, a boxing champion in his younger days, knocked the mugger unconscious!

(2) Gail Creek of San Antonio, Texas, had a 10-inch-long steel hook imbedded in his head during a backhoe accident. It cut just millimeters from his brain and vital arteries --- yet he survived!

(3) Lucky Brown, the beloved pet dog of Sonia Wilde and Steve Begley of England will be the legal bridesmaid at the couple's wedding!

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