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For weightlifter Holley Mangold, bigger is better

Size matters to the Olympics athlete, who has an extra-large physique and a personality to match

LONDON — How do you feel being big?

Most super-plus-sized, 22-year-old women would flinch at the question. They’d be shocked. Angered. Insulted. Not Holley Mangold.

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