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Dawn Forbes flexes her muscles.

Former Detroit Lakes grad excels at 'natural' bodybuilding

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Once Dawn Forbes learned to embrace her body, she took it to another level and was rewarded for her efforts.

Growing up with a muscular build, Forbes, who graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1983 and now lives in Arden Hills, did a lot of running -- she competed in at least 15 marathons. But since she was never small with all that muscle, in college, she developed anorexia and was hospitalized for a period of time.


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