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Bizarre world records: The longest dodgeball game

A group of New Yorkers plays dodgeball for 43 hours straight — and more in our collection of strangely compelling feats

A group of New York athletes say that they've set a new Guinness world record for the longest continuous dodgeball game. They reportedly persevered through the bruising schoolyard staple for 43 hours, beating the previous record of a 41-hour game. In addition to breaking the world record, the group also managed to raise more than $3,000 for wounded veterans.