Out-Eating the Competition The International Federation of Competitive Eating held its Thanksgiving invitational this week in a New York City deli. Sonya Thomas of Virginia beat seven men by gobbling the most of a 10-pound turkey in 12 minutes. They call the 100-pound Thomas "the Black Widow" because she likes to "eliminate the males" in eating contests.
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Out-Eating the Competition

The International Federation of Competitive Eating held its Thanksgiving invitational this week in a New York City deli. Sonya Thomas of Virginia beat seven men by gobbling the most of a 10-pound turkey in 12 minutes. They call the 100-pound Thomas "the Black Widow" because she likes to "eliminate the males" in eating contests.