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AARP Bulletin, May 05, 2010
Mary Jacobson came out of a two-year coma in her late forties to find that she had survived the cancer that she was told would take her life. In reclaiming her life, Jacobson developed a strength and passion that were, let’s say, unique.
She decided to channel her newfound strength and passion into challenging herself in national Strongman competitions. The 54-year-old athlete also uses her unique talent as a senior strongwoman to raise money and awareness for children's causes and charities, including the Special Olympics.
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