Man gives up food for beer during Lent

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An Ohio man says he giving up all food for Lent and replacing it with beer.

Del Hall says he was inspired by monks in the 1600s that would fast during the season with a "beer only" diet.

He has a game plan and is ready for the challenge. "I'm an Army veteran. I was number one in my class in the Army. I've run a full marathon before - 26.2 miles. I've done big challenges, but this seems very daunting so I'm just curious if I'm up to the challenge, if I'm going to be able to do it or not," says Del Hall.

He says he will be checking in with a physician during the experience.

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