Intruder Didn't Stand A Chance Against Female Bodybuilder Willie Murphy, an 82-year-old woman, told WHAM-TV in Rochester, N.Y., that she beat the intruder with a table, a broom and shampoo. She says he picked the wrong house to break into.
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Intruder Didn't Stand A Chance Against Female Bodybuilder

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Intruder Didn't Stand A Chance Against Female Bodybuilder

Intruder Didn't Stand A Chance Against Female Bodybuilder

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Willie Murphy, an 82-year-old woman, told WHAM-TV in Rochester, N.Y., that she beat the intruder with a table, a broom and shampoo. She says he picked the wrong house to break into.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The intruder who broke into Willie Murphy's house had another thing coming. She's 82 but also an award-winning weightlifter.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

WILLIE MURPHY: I'm alone, and I'm old. But guess what - I'm tough. And you want to know what happened? He picked the wrong house to break into.

INSKEEP: She told WHAM in Rochester she beat him with a table, a broom and shampoo, and he may have been glad when the ambulance arrived.

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