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Wisconsin man plans to eat 25,000th Big Mac

DGorske sinks his teeth inhis 14838th Big Mac May 17 1997 Fdu Lac Wisconswhere he celebrated his 25th anniversary daily

Don Gorske sinks his teeth into his 14,838th Big Mac on May 17, 1997, in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin, where he celebrated his 25th anniversary of daily Big Mac-eating. (AP)

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Updated: May 17, 2011 10:21PM

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — Don Gorske plans to eat his 25,000th Big Mac on the 39th anniversary of eating his first.

A special ceremony is planned at McDonald’s in Fond du Lac Tuesday afternoon.

The 57-year-old Fond du Lac man says he ate nine on May 17, 1972 and has only missed nine days since then, for various reasons. He usually eats two a day.

He has kept most of the boxes or receipts or has made specific notes in calendars that he’s kept.

Gorske says he probably has an obsessive-compulsive disorder but he doesn’t consider it a problem.

He jokes that 25,000 is a milestone because people didn’t think he’d live this long. But he says he recently saw a doctor who said he was in good health and his cholesterol is low.

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