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The curious case of Lutz Eigendorf - Part 1

February 23, 2010
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
Last August, a man in his mid-60s by the name of Karl-Heinz Felgner entered a drugstore in Dusseldorf. Four decades ago, he had won the East German featherweight and lightweight boxing titles; he was now on the dole and living in a shelter for the homeless.

Felgner had fathered nine children with six women in his life, which probably explains why he not only put a chocolate bar on the conveyor belt but also a pack of contraceptives.

“ I was supposed ...

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