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The Wallenda Walk
Pictures of Nik Wallenda's walk across a highwire in the Niagara Gorge, and the preparations leading up to it 
 
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This May 16, 2012 photo shows Nik Wallenda performing a walk on a tightrope in the rain as people watch during training for his walk over Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Wallenda can't visit a new place without envisioning a wire strung high above his head: Linking buildings, landmarks, nations. Even as a 6-year-old at Niagara Falls with his parents, he pictured walking a tightrope over the raging, whitewater maw. Now 33, he's ready to live out that childhood fantasy when he attempts Friday, J
 
  
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Following the German airline crash and all that's been reported about it, how are you feeling about flying?
  I'm more nervous but will still be flying.
  It was an isolated incident and won't stop me from flying.
  Very frightening and I won't fly anytime soon.
 
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