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Raleigh Man Strikes Bowling Record

Posted May 12, 2003 2:36 a.m. EDT

— A Raleigh man has bowled his way into the record books.

At 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Larry Parker completed 48 consecutive hours of bowling. That is 45 minutes longer than the previous record holder.

Parker started bowling at 9 a.m. Friday. He not only broke the world record, but over the course of the weekend, he raised $50,000 for

Special Olympics of North Carolina

.