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    Jesse Mead carries his wife Amy through the water obstacle Saturday during the North American Wife Carrying Championships at Sunday River in Newry. The Portland couple finished in fourth place.

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    Molly and Patrick Kimball of Augusta get a faceful of muddy water as they make their way through the course Saturday during the North American Wife Carrying Championships at Sunday River in Newry. The Augusta couple shook it off and finished the course with a respectable time.

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    Molly and Patrick Kimball of Augusta get a faceful of muddy water as they make their way through the course Saturday during the North American Wife Carrying Competition at Sunday River in Newry. The Augusta couple shook it off and finished the course with a respectable time.

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    Molly and Patrick Kimball of Augusta get a faceful of muddy water as they make their way through the course Saturday at Sunday River in Newry during the North American Wife Carrying Competition. The Augusta couple shook it off and finished the course with a respectable time.

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    The most popular spot to watch the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River in Newry was the mud pond. Elizabeth Brodie starts to slip off her husband Tony's shoulders, but is able to recover, allowing the Gardiner couple to complete the course. The pair said they entered to have fun and had no illusions they would win. "You would think the water or obstacles would be the hardest, but it's the long uphill that's the killer," said Tony Brodie after catching his breath at the finish line.

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    GALLERY: Wife carrying 2019 - Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    Jesse Mead carries his wife Amy through the water obstacle Saturday during the North American Wife Carrying Championships at Sunday River in Newry. The Portland couple finished in fourth place.

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    GALLERY: Wife carrying 2019 - Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal | of | Share this photo

    Jesse Mead carries his wife Amy through the water obstacle Saturday during the North American Wife Carrying Championships at Sunday River in Newry. The Portland couple finished in fourth place.

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    Some of the coveted loot for the winners of the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River Saturday.

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