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Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
« on: March 19, 2012, 12:55:00 PM »
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KOLKATA, India (AP) — A former Mr. Universe who has just turned 100 said Sunday that happiness and a life without tensions are the key to his longevity.

Manohar Aich, who is 4 foot 11 inches (150 centimeters) tall, overcame many hurdles, including grinding poverty and a stint in prison, to achieve body building glory.

His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren gathered Sunday in the eastern city of Kolkata to celebrate his birthday the day before.
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Rippling his muscles and flashing a toothless grin, Aich says his ability to take his troubles lightly and remain happy during difficult times are the secrets to his long life.

That, and a simple diet of milk, fruits and vegetables along with rice, lentils and fish have kept him healthy.

He does not smoke and has never touched alcohol, he said.

"I never allow any sort of tension to grip me. I had to struggle to earn money since my young days, but whatever the situation, I remained happy," Aich said, sitting in a room decorated with posters and pictures of his many bodybuilding triumphs.
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Re: Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2012, 01:00:43 PM »
Happy birthday!  ;D

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Re: Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2012, 01:04:27 PM »
Well alright!

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Re: Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2012, 01:05:09 PM »
could learn alot from that guy...

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Re: Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2012, 02:07:35 PM »
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KOLKATA, India (AP) — A former Mr. Universe who has just turned 100 said Sunday that happiness and a life without tensions are the key to his longevity.

Manohar Aich, who is 4 foot 11 inches (150 centimeters) tall, overcame many hurdles, including grinding poverty and a stint in prison, to achieve body building glory.

His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren gathered Sunday in the eastern city of Kolkata to celebrate his birthday the day before.
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Rippling his muscles and flashing a toothless grin, Aich says his ability to take his troubles lightly and remain happy during difficult times are the secrets to his long life.

That, and a simple diet of milk, fruits and vegetables along with rice, lentils and fish have kept him healthy.

He does not smoke and has never touched alcohol, he said.

"I never allow any sort of tension to grip me. I had to struggle to earn money since my young days, but whatever the situation, I remained happy," Aich said, sitting in a room decorated with posters and pictures of his many bodybuilding triumphs.

Poor guy.  Imagine what a Paleo diet could do for him ;)
« Last Edit: March 19, 2012, 02:07:48 PM by Schultz »
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