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How I Nearly Died Caving

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“Let’s take this caving class,” my friend said. She handed me one of those cheap newsprint booklets the city mails offering adult general interest programs like self-defense courses or pottery.

Introduction to Caving seemed innocent enough. After all, the course was offered through the Parks and Recreation Department. The class promised to be a great introduction into a fun, family-oriented activity exploring one of the…




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Shelly Fagan

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