Foreign News: Sumo Strike

To make them tough, Japanese wrestlers are trained from the cradle, fed on underdone beefsteak when normal children are still milk-bibbing. They grow to enormous size, sometimes are seven feet tall, weigh 400 Ib. Like Samson's, their hair is uncut. Their early training consists mostly of walking around looking for a movable mass of stone or wood; when such a mass is sighted the would-be wrestler gathers himself together, gets a running start, and hurls himself at it with a mighty grunt. After several years of displacing boulders the candidate is considered tough...

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