Garrett Hood, a 25-year-old construction worker from Monroe, N.C., just earned $5,000 in cold cash and a new Ford 4x4 truck. Oh yeah, he's also this year's World's Best Bricklayer. Slide Show Photo: Tudor Van Hampton Garrett Hood, 25, breaks new record for trowel time. Related Links: VIDEO: Masonry at Warp Speed "I'm tired, but I'm feeling great," said Hood, holding a shiny trophy in front of his new truck at the annual Spec Mix Bricklayer 500, held Feb. 3 at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Hood now becomes a two-time winner of the national masonry challenge and
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