Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week Nov. 3, 2003

Wearing only street clothes and a parka, KIRK JONES climbed a guard rail, slid into the Niagara River and plummeted headfirst over the 173-ft. Horseshoe Falls--becoming the first known person to survive the drop with no protection. He acknowledged that depression may have driven him to do it, but enthused, "I feel that I have reached out and touched the face of God. And he smiled."

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