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  • Life of former WWE star Chyna marked by success, struggles story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:35 pm

    LOS ANGELES - After graduating college in 1992, Joan Marie Laurer took odd jobs, entered fitness contests and eventually trained to become a flight attendant. Then she discovered the athleticism and theatricality of the mostly male pro-wrestlers on TV and decided she, too, could leap from the turnbuckles.