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Landis' Mennonite town celebrates in muted fashion

Updated: July 23, 2006, 3:47 PM ET
Associated Press

FARMERSVILLE, Pa. -- As Floyd Landis crossed the Tour de France finish line Sunday, his devout Mennonite parents were riding their own bicycles home from church.

Paul and Arlene Landis were so confident their son would win cycling's greatest race they didn't have to choose between going to church and watching it on TV at a neighbor's house.

"I'm glad we didn't have to make that choice. Church is very important to us," Arlene Landis said. "We felt in our hearts he was going ...

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