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Rock Climber Barely Misses a Deathly Fall

Rock climber, Stefan Barthel, was climbing in Chulilla, Spain when he started to clear a path for climbing. He made the mistake of grabbing onto loose rock that resulted in a major rock fall he was able to escape by mere inches. 16 more words

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Caught on camera: Scary close call as boy darts in front of train in Houston

The Houston METRO transit company has released video of a frightening close call at one of their stations involving a moving train, a little boy, and a matter of mere inches between the two. 269 more words

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Fleeting Life

Last week, I nearly lost a dear friend.

A call from her husband at 11:45 p.m. went unanswered as my phone was on “do not disturb” and my husband let the call go to voicemail. 616 more words

Life

Forty Three

The man gazed up at me from behind the wild strands of his curly black hair. He was seated cross-legged along the dirt path, a simple mat of handmade jewelry spread before him. 1,478 more words

Where The Wrong Roads Lead


When I was in high school, my friend was dating a guy in his early twenties. We would hang out at his friend’s apartment. I’m not really sure who lived there, but it was dark and empty, like a bad movie. 1,483 more words

My Worst Day of Parenting (so far)

Over the weekend we were shopping at our local Wal-Mart. We were perusing the garden section when we realized it had been a while since our toddler used the bathroom, so my husband asked him if he wanted to go potty. 692 more words

Mom

‘Hero’ school bus driver praised for saving kids after speeding driver ignores stop sign

A school bus driver in South Carolina is being praised after her quick thinking may have saved the lives of several children.

Marilyn Masters was driving her usual route in Greenville County, S. 245 more words

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