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Patti Stanger, star of Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, may be known for her ability to help the uberwealthy get lucky in love. But now the no-nonsense set-up specialist is tending to the romantic needs of average Joes and Joannes. In her new DVD, Married in a Year, Stanger insists she can help anyone — you guessed it — get hitched within 365 days by following her quarterly timeline and heeding her (sometimes strongly worded) advice. Snagging a soul mate in 12 months is a lofty goal, but not impossible. Here are some other things that could be accomplished in the same amount of time.
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  • Grow your hair 6 inches.
  • Blink 8.9 million times.
  • Orbit the sun once.
  • A squirrel could give birth to 8 litters.
  • Melissa Thompson, who holds the world record for fastest texter, could text 31.6 million words.
  • Read 24 issues of American Way.
  • Drive from Los Angeles to New York and back 97 times.
  • Watch Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” the most-watched video in the history of YouTube, 140,160 times.
  • Michael Phelps could swim the 100-meter butterfly 633,000 times at his world-record pace of 49.82 seconds.
  • Watch Patti Stanger: Married in a Year 7,200 times.