Ladies arm wrestle for a cause

(Pete Marovich / For The Washington Post)

How D.C.'s own representative at “The National Championship of Lady Arm Wrestlers” honed her skills as a farmer in Northern Virginia.

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Ladies arm wrestle for a cause

Ladies arm wrestle for a cause

How D.C.'s own representative at “The National Championship of Lady Arm Wrestlers” honed her skills as a farmer in Northern Virginia.

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A bad marriage can literally break your heart, especially if you’re a woman

A bad marriage can literally break your heart, especially if you’re a woman

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A nearby black hole may have been booted right out of its home galaxy

A nearby black hole may have been booted right out of its home galaxy

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