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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Thirty-Six. Wake Up

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It was a bright clear day when I began to fall. Ninety feet was a long way down. Time stood silent and still. Everything was focused and clear. This was the end, my end. Moments before, I couldn’t have been more alive. Without the burden of ropes or harnesses, I felt free. Adrenaline raced through my veins. I was invincible and 18. Then suddenly, I lost my grip. I leaned into the sheer rock wall to slow myself down. I slid and began to fall. Suddenly, my wrist burned with pain as my climbing partner grabbed hold. In one motion he swung me to safety on his other side. Death wouldn’t win this time. Life rushed through ...

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