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Daredevil Nik Wallenda completes high-wire walk across Grand Canyon

Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end, after walking on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end, after walking on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado...more

Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end, after walking on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda smiles during a news conference after completing a high-wire walk on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Daredevil Nik Wallenda smiles during a news conference after completing a high-wire walk on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little...more

Daredevil Nik Wallenda smiles during a news conference after completing a high-wire walk on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The chasm of the Grand Canyon is shown with the Little Colorado River more than a quarter-mile below in Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The chasm of the Grand Canyon is shown with the Little Colorado River more than a quarter-mile below in Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The chasm of the Grand Canyon is shown with the Little Colorado River more than a quarter-mile below in Arizona June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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