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Resort in Montenegro is holding a contest looking for the laziest citizen

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Michel Martin.

You can fight a stereotype, or you can embrace it. The people of Montenegro have long labored under the reputation for being lazy. So 12 years ago, a resort owner in Brezna decided to hold a contest for the title of laziest citizen. All you have to do is lie down longer than everybody else. Seven competitors remained from a starting lineup of 21, heading into a record-smashing 24 days of sloth. It turns out being lazy is hard work.

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