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2011-01-11 10:29:00

PITTSFIELD, Vt., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Death Race in Pittsfield, VT, has thrown down the gauntlet to 20 winners of the reality television game show SURVIVOR. Any SURVIVOR winner who enters and by chance wins Spartan Death Race www.youmaydie.com, a multiple-hurdles and challenges-driven mental and physical test of pain thresholds and wills, will walk with $100,000 for enduring up to 72 hours of what previous competitors call "hell." Another $100,000 wad on this year's...

2009-08-03 10:01:05

The husband of reality television personality Amber Mariano has confirmed she gave birth to a daughter in Pensacola, Fla. The former Amber Brkich and Rob Mariano each competed on two seasons of both Survivor and The Amazing Race, then co-starred in their own reality series, Rob and Amber: Against the Odds. They married in 2005. Rob Mariano told People.com his wife gave birth to their daughter Lucia Rose July 4 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Both mom and baby are healthy and doing...

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