Competitors at Nathan's Famous Women's Hot Dog Eating World Championship gorge themselves against the clock, Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Sonya Thomas... more 
Competitors at Nathan's Famous Women's Hot Dog Eating World Championship gorge themselves against the clock, Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Sonya Thomas beat her own record by gobbling down 45 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to win the women's competition at the annual Coney Island contest. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By John Minchillo
Wed, Jul 4, 2012 1:11 PM EDT