Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding The man in Turkey, to combat nervousness, brought along his violin — playing away as he soared through the sky. It's safe to say he conquered his fear. He has signed up to do it again.
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Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding

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Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding

Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding

Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding

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The man in Turkey, to combat nervousness, brought along his violin — playing away as he soared through the sky. It's safe to say he conquered his fear. He has signed up to do it again.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. A musician in Turkey was all set to go paragliding for the first time, but he was pretty nervous. A friend suggested he find a way to distract himself. He thought that sounds like a good idea, so he brought along his violin.

(SOUNDBITE OF VIOLIN PLAYING)

MARTIN: Seriously, he's just playing away as he soars through the sky. It's safe to say he conquered his fear. He already signed up to do it again. It's MORNING EDITION.

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