Jack LaLanne
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Born: September 26, 1914

Died: January 23, 2011 (aged 96)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Athlete, chiropractor, inventor, entrepreneur

Bio: Francois Henri Jack LaLanne was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called the godfather of fitness and the first fitness superhero. He described himself as being a sugarholic and a junk food junkie until he was 15.

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Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.

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