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A dog who went missing for 72 hours is back in his Missouri home after he was found buried alive inside a sinkhole. Fire crews dug Lisa Van Valkenburgh's beloved 12-year-old German shepherd out of the roadside void in Parkville, north of Kansas City, on January 30. The dog, named Maverick, had wandered off three days earlier while being let out to relieve himself, Fox 4KC reported. After searching for her absent pooch without success, Van Valkenburgh feared he had run off to a nearby lake.
Self-proclaimed “Fat Guy” Eric was 560 lbs., and unhappy with his weight so he says he decided to do something unexpected -- embark upon an epic bike ride across America. His purported goals? Lose weight, write a book and rescue his failing relationship with his wife. “I’m on the road six or seven [hours] a day.