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Ramsey: Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein rules America's Mountain

Sports: David Ramsey Sun, Aug 17, 2014 - 10:31 PM 0

Marc Lauenstein works as a dentist in Switzerland, where he spends his days examining decay. His profession can be depressing. It's not easy to tell someone drills and shots and pain lurk in the near future. But he...

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