Surviving the falls

March 1986
Yankee;Mar86, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p102
Steven Trotter, 22, went over the Niagara Falls in a specially devised barrel it took five years to make. He had decided to make the trip at age seven. INSET: Others who have dared the Falls..


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