By the Skin of Our Teeth

Handler, Richard
January 2007
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p88
The article reflects on the various instances where one narrowly avoids an accident or disaster. The author relates his experience of almost getting hit by a streetcar while crossing the road. He recalls stories about people who had unthinkingly stopped by the side of the road and got out of their cars only to be picked off by some speeding vehicle. He mentions that the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí was killed by a streetcar before his cathedral was finished.


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