19 September 2009
The News Virginian

For nine years Mark Fitzgerald lived two lives. Tonight, in a free-to-the-public wrestling event, he’ll reconcile the two.

He used to balance work as a Papa John’s employee and a professional wrestler, developing a loyal Shenandoah Valley fan base in the ring. Fitzgerald and several other organizers, many of whom also wrestle, dreamed up the free event to give back to their fans, he said.

“This year’s show’s cause is an economic relief show. Our stimulus plan,” he said. “You’ll have kids, babies, grandmas and grandpas there. Everybody knows who we are around here — it’s a thing — everyone expects us to be there.”

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