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Steve Dussia | October 23, 2015

"As opposed to a set of weights however, with Elmer there were no light and heavy days. Every day was a heavy day, heavier than the day before. Elmer ate like a pig, and Bill kept lifting him, every day, rain or shine, for as many reps as he could muster."

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Steve Dussia | September 23, 2015

"What I have to share is a view of the man who probably influenced strength training more than anyone else of his generation. The success of those of you who followed his programs helped to cement his legend status."

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Tommy Suggs | September 16, 2015

Tommy Suggs sent me some old pictures he had found, of Bill, himself, and some of his friends. He said I could share them with you, and so we shall.

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Steve Dussia | July 02, 2015

"...The Strongest Shall Survive went from concept to reality. Bill was the writer, I was a photographer, and the rest is history. Bill compiled his notes and research into the text, and I did a handful of cartoons, and upon completion of each chapter, we would pick an athlete who had acceptable technique and a world of patience, and do the accompanying photographs."

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