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Indiana pastor, wife, set new Guinness world record

FREMONT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana pastor and his wife have earned a placed in the Guinness Book of World Records by setting an unusual and painful world record.

John and Amy Bruney became the new champs Thursday in the category of one person skipping rope on a bed of nails resting atop another person.

Bruney, who’s pastor of Zion Missionary Church in Fremont, placed a 125-pound board bristling with 3,000 nails on his chest and stomach. Amy Bruney then skipped rope on top of that board 117 times, setting a new record for the stunt.

John Bruney said he told his music-teacher wife, “Don’t stop no matter what you hear below.” He says Amy’s rope-skipping knocked the wind out of him and left his ribs aching.

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