To the Editors:
I admire the individuals mentioned in your story "Risking It All" [Aug. 29]. Their quest for thrills has been fulfilled by living a dream, a fantasy or a desire. Our lives are too easy, too habitual, too systematic and often too dull. How gratifying that there are still a lot of Huckleberry Finns.
Diane E. Alter Rumson, N.J.
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