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Joey Roeder, left, reacts to being the leader in the first round of a hot dog eating contest next to contestants Lars Seljevold and Rick Isbell on Saturday in downtown Fargo. Chris Deery (not pictured) of Fargo won the contest. Dave Wallis / The Forum Rick Isbell .

Fargo man downs 10 hot dogs for win

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Rick Isbell finds room to keep eating during the hot dog eating contest Saturday in downtown Fargo. Dave Wallis / The Forum FARGO - Fourteen men competed Saturday to see who could eat the most hot dogs in 10 minutes.


Some contestants were big guys.

Some hadn't eaten all day.

Some brought smack talk and fans to cheer them on.

But it was the unassuming Chris Deery who entered the contest on a dare who had the edge.

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