Sport: Gran Sasso

The villagers of Sequals, near Venice, will not soon forget the past fortnight. All ordinary business stood practically still while the populace, plus a stream of visitors from afar, milled around the Carnera house every day. They wanted to see the Gran Sasso (''Big Rock") as he trained for his ''fight" in Rome with Paulino Uzcudun. Bustling importantly, Carnera's father tried to wave the crowds away. "Let Primo alone!" he shrilled. But the crowds hung on, grateful for an occasional glimpse of the monstrous, slow-witted champion as he trotted out with his...

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