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FASTING SPECIALIST READY TO TACKLE ATHLETES
Seattle, Wash., Ded 27. Dr.
Linda Burfield Hazzard, the fast
ing" specialist, under penitentiary
sentence for manslaughter, and
out on bond, pending-the hearing
bf her appeal, is coming' back into
the limelight, which she'deserted
at the conclusion of her 40-day
fast last summer. "
The faster has been recovering
from the effects of the -fast at ler
country home at'Olalla, Kitsap
Dr., Hazzard-, who weighed 142
pounds at the beginning of the
fast and 102 at the end, now
weighs 146 Her diet, she says,
is strictly vegetarian, and she eats
only two meals a day.
She says she takes daily sun,
air and tub baths, and for exer
cise plays baseball, handball and
tennis, and boxes, wrestles and
" The picture of the faster in
tights was" taken by The Day
Fook staff photographer. Dr.
Hazzard is 45 years old.
"I will," she says, "box, wrestle
or run a. footrace with any ama
teur sportswoman, any age, for
money or for fun." ' -1 -
"ThaVs an awfully loud suit
you have on What's the mater