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UK man dressed as gorilla crawls through London Marathon


April 28, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The London Marathon started five days ago, and Tom Harrison is nearly done.

It's not that he's a slow runner. It's that he's a slow crawler, particularly wearing his gorilla suit.

The man dubbed Mr. Gorilla is raising money for the Gorilla Organization — so far more than 22,000 pounds ($28,500) have been pledged.

He's hopeful of finishing the race Saturday, with his two sons awaiting him at the finish line. They will, naturally, be wearing gorilla suits.

He ran the marathon the conventional way last year to raise money for gorillas, but decided this year to try something h...

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