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[London, August 4. Image via Getty]

Iranian protester Farzaneh Dadkhah is helped after collapsing on the sixth day of a hunger strike outside the US embassy in central London, on August 4, 2009. Iranian demonstrators protested outside the US Embassy in London Tuesday against treatment of Iranians living in Iraq, and demanded protection by the US government for their realtives in Iraq. AFP PHOTO/SHAUN CURRY (Photo credit should read SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)

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After 6 days? Was he doing something strenuous? I haven't eaten for that long before and longer without collapsing. Not out of choice, I was throwing up everything I ate so I stopped trying for a time.