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My knuckles tensed white as I gripped the bridge’s outer railings. The wind lifted my hair and the crashing sound of rushing waters, hundreds of feet below, assaulted my ears. Thoughts of numerous pathetic attempts filled my brain.

‘This time I will do it,’ I told myself. ‘No more failures.’

I leaned forward and let go. I accelerated earthward as gravity took a hold. Terror engulfed me, but serenity quickly replaced the fear.

Ironically, I’d never felt so alive.

‘The bungee rope should tighten soon’ was the last thought I ever had as my face smashed into the freezing water.

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    Frenchie over 5 years ago

    Smashing write!!! Excuse the (intended) pun :-) I loved it . I could really feel the adrenaline.

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    Ken Magee over 5 years ago

    Thanks for the comments, guys.

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    shaun over 5 years ago my face smashed...should never work. But here we have it. Brilliant. NEXT!

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