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Lenna Barker poses with her weights at the Callaway County YMCA. The 71-year-old grandmother is headed to world championships this year, and aims to break the most records for someone in her age range.

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71-year-old breaks records, heads to world championships

Few people have gone on to break world records and compete internationally in powerlifting competitions less than two years after first picking up a weight. Lenna Barker might be one of the only people to do so in their ‘70s.


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