Lent is always a time where someone has to give something up, and people take it very seriously!
If you give up cursing, there’s no cursing at all. No meat? You can kiss that burger goodbye.
That’s why one Ohio man’s decision to give up all food and drink and strictly drink beer for Lent is the strangest decision.
Let’s be clear here, Del Hall is giving up literally all nourishment except for beer.
His fast takes a nod from monks in the 1600s who would fast during the season by a bock beer diet.
“That would be their liquid bread and that’s what they call it so the monks in Bavaria they would call doppelbock liquid bread and basically it would sustain them through 46 days of lent,” said Hall.
Hall is no joke though, he’s been in the Army before, saying “I’m an army veteran, so you know – I was number one in my class in the army. I’ve run a full marathon before 26.2 miles I’ve done big challenges but this seems very daunting so I’m just curious if I’m up to the challenge, if I’m going to be able to do it or not.”