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Lemoyne abuse survivor raises awareness by breaking world record

Written by Megan Lello, witf Reporter and Producer | Sep 30, 2012 9:18 AM

(Lemoyne) -- The midstate is now home to a world record holder in bench pressing.quirin.jpg

Travis Quirin of Lemoyne, Cumberland County has set a record for bench pressing the most weight in one hour at 321,019.2 pounds.

But the record's not all about Quirin.

As part of his quest to pummel the record, Quirin's raised several thousand dollars for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape's Vision of Hope Fund, which works to protect against child sex abuse.

witf's Megan Lello spoke with Quirin, a child sex abuse survivor himself, after he broke the record:

 

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