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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Douglas Kent Hall
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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose autobiography this book is about, was born the second son of the chief of police in the town of Graz in Austria. At the early age of fifteen, he encounters bodybuilders in the gym he is sent to by his soccer coach to strengthen his leg muscles. Immediately he experiences the conviction that he wants to become a bodybuilder himself. Not only does he want to become a bodybuilder, but also he is consumed by the desire and ambition to rise to the top of this, in those days, unusual profession.

This desire and conviction is reinforced by the fact that his body and physique responds dramatically to his exercising and training, and, under the tutelage of the older men in the gym, he embarks on a career, which culminates in his becoming the undisputed world champion in 1970.

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