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UPDATE

Trying to be mild-mannered Queens high school teacher Matt Kaye by day and pro wrestler Matt Striker by night proved difficult; the pile drivin' prof lost his job for using sick days to pursue his ring career (SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE, July 11-18). But Striker has a new gig: He has signed with the WWE. "Dreams do come true," he told the Daily News.

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