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Feats of strength: Jacob Dagel trains for Strongman competition

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ALLENDORF, Iowa — If you are reading this as you consume your morning bowl of Wheaties, ponder this: When Jacob Dagel sits down for his breakfast, the 23-year-old will consume eight eggs and four or five strips of bacon, washing it down with coffee laced with coconut oil or butter.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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