There was a repeat winner in an annual matzah-ball eating contest in New York. Eric “Badlands” Booker won Tuesday’s contest at Ben’s Deli by scarfing more than 20 matzah balls in 5 minutes, 25 seconds. Booker is 6-feet-5-inches tall and weighs 395 pounds.
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