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Never take outdoors safety for granted

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September 16, 2012
By Walt Young (sports@altoonamirror.com) , The Altoona Mirror

It all happened so quickly that I had no chance to break my fall even slightly. One second I was making my way down a short but rather steep embankment; an instant later my right foot slipped, dumping me violently down the slope and onto my right side as my forehead smashed against a large rock at the edge of the stream. I must have presented an awful sight to my fishing partner who was just a few feet away. "Don't try to stand up," he urged.

 
 

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