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14 March 2019

WATCH: How far can you fall and survive?

Do you suffer from vertigo? Are you scared of heights? Then look away now.

The human body is a miraculous thing, but there are some events it just can't withstand — and falling from a dizzy height is usually one of them.

However, there are examples of people who have fallen thousands of feet and lived to tell the tale.

How did they do it? And how far can a person fall before they're really lucky to get out alive?

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