The Press: Fearless Finn

The reporter was right on top of the news. Just a long swipe away was the four-year-old female bear he planned to wrestle for his story. Holding the bear's halter, 29-year-old Matti Jämsä last week got his news source to nibble some sugar from his palm. But when Jämsä lunged forward to wrestle, the startled bear fouled him by clawing two gashes from the corner of his right eye down his cheek. Blinded by blood, Jämsä was led from the ring a beaten man. Said he: "I realized that this was not such a...

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