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June 3, 2011 > Fond du lac man plans to eat 25,000th Big Mac

Fond du lac man plans to eat 25,000th Big Mac

By Carrie Antlfinger, Associated Press

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP), May 17 - Don Gorske plans to eat his 25,000th Big Mac on the 39th anniversary of eating his first.

A special ceremony is planned at McDonald's in Fond du Lac Tuesday afternoon.

The 57-year-old Fond du Lac man says he ate nine on May 17, 1972 and has only missed nine days since then, for various reasons. He usually eats two a day.

He has kept most of the boxes or receipts or has made specific notes in calendars that he's kept.

Gorske says he probably has an obsessive-compulsive disorder but he doesn't consider it a problem.

He jokes that 25,000 is a milestone because people didn't think he'd live this long. But he says he recently saw a doctor who said he was in good health and his cholesterol is low.

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