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Seeking Thrills

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Seeking Thrills

Seeking Thrills

Seeking Thrills

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Human beings have a well-developed fear of falling that has helped the species survive. As reports of a man who went over the Niagara Falls — and survived — take hold of the national conscious, we discuss the thrill of falling, and why some love it.

Guest:

Garrett Soden
*Author, Falling: How Our Greatest Fear Became Our Greatest Thrill