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October 25, 2001

WWF superstar talks about real life in the ring

Cover image of the book "Foley is Good and the Real World is Faker than Wrestling"Mick Foley, best-selling author and the man behind the World Wrestling Federation personas "Mankind," "Cactus Jack" and "Dude Love" will talk about his life and career at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 at California State University, Sacramento in the University Union Ballroom.

One of the most popular personalities in the sports-entertainment world of professional wrestling, Foley has written two memoirs that became instant New York Times #1 Bestsellers, "Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks" and "Foley is Good and the Real World is Faker Than Wrestling." Both books feature a humorous look at his life in and out of the wrestling ring.

After his talk, Foley will sign autographs. Tickets are $10 - 15 and are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.

Also appearing on campus that day is former WWF persona "Tama the Islander," Sam Fatu, who starred in several films in the late 1980s. Fatu will talk about the WWF and sign autographs. A simulated wrestling ring will be set up and Fatu will be available for photos. This free event is from 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the University Union Ballroom. For details call (916) 278-6997.

Additional media assistance is available by contacting the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

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