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2008-08-07 03:00:25

By Brian C. Rittmeyer, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Don't tell Tony Mauro what he can't do. Don't tell him that he shouldn't have begun running marathons in his 50s, or running in 50- and 100-mile ultra-marathons in his 60s. "My keystone through life is, What can you do when you try?" said Mauro, 66, of Pine. "I hate the word 'can't.' That word doesn't exist in my book. If you say you can't, you won't. If you say you can, you very well may." A semi-retired construction...

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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin