Competitive eater Sonya Thomas, center on the bottom row, rests moments after the women's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest finishes at Coney Island on July 4, 2012 ... more 
Competitive eater Sonya Thomas, center on the bottom row, rests moments after the women's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest finishes at Coney Island on July 4, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Thomas won the women's division by successfully eating 45 hot dogs in 10 minutes, setting a new world record. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) less 
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