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Champions of Cheese: Competitive Eating

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Champions of Cheese: Competitive Eating

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Champions of Cheese: Competitive Eating

Champions of Cheese: Competitive Eating

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The World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship was recently held in Venice, Calif., bringing out the heavyweights in the world of competitive eating. But tiny Sonya Thomas, known in professional eating circles as the "Black Widow," emerged as the victor. Comedians Randy and Jason Sklar talk to NPR's Madeleine Brand about the contest.

Sonya Thomas, AKA the "Black Widow," breezes past her fellow competitors to win the grilled cheese-eating contest. Rob Sachs, NPR hide caption

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