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This 120-Pound Mom Should Not Be Able to Demolish This 12-Pound Sandwich

"...unexplained phenomenon."

She may have a tiny frame, but she has a big appetite.

Meet competitive eater Molly Schuyler. Raised in Minnesota, this 120-pound mom of four recently discovered that she has a knack for putting away mountains of food.

"(It's) an unexplained phenomenon; I was just born that way. I started doing this about a year ago, and I guess it's like a stupid human trick," she said in an interview with KPTV-TV.

competitive eater Molly Schuyler (Image source: KPTV-TV)

Schuyler, who also works as a waitress, traveled all the way to Portland, Ore., Thursday to showcase her skills at the Mad Greek Deli.

The deli has a simple challenge (if you have a big stomach): Down an enormous 12-pound sandwich, a pound of fries, and a large soda in one hour and win a cash prize.

For Schuyler, it was a cinch.

Image source: KPTV-TV

“With five minutes left on the clock, she took her final bite and finished off the 12-pound sandwich. It took her 54 minutes, and she became the fastest - and only - woman to eat the giant sandwich,” KPTV-TV reported, adding that the competitive eater walked away with the $650 prize for her efforts.

Fifty-four minutes. Again, Schuyler’s not entirely sure where she gets her talent.

"We did that so much as kids, we kind of battled it out," she said, recalling in a recent interview going to buffets with her siblings and seeing who could down the most food. "We've always ate big."

KPTV - FOX 12

But perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that Schuyler can beat the Mad Greek Deli challenge. After all, this is the same woman who can down nine-pounds of cottage cheese in less than two minutes.

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