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Nothing Like A Good Laugh

A Thai woman, Thongchure Kawachrt, roars with laughter.

The 54-year-old mother of four won the Thailand laughing Contest in Pataya town at Chonburi Province, 68 miles south of Bangkok.

Thongchure was recorded at 113 decibels for 9:22 minutes. The contest was organized by Ripley's Believed It or Not Museum to attract tourists to Pataya.

Curious about what other people are doing to entertain themselves? Check out our Play section.

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