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17th annual USA Memory Championship

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Mental "athletes" from across the country put their memory to the test in Manhattan over the weekend.

It was all part of the 17th Annual USA Memory Championship held at Con Edison’s Grand Auditorium in Union Square.

Qualifiers were asked to memorize a number of things, including 500 random numbers, over 100 names and faces.

Among those competing included a nurse, dentist, an eighth grader and many more representing 17 states.

Eight finalists were then chosen to compete in the finals.

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