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Published October 14, 2012, 11:22 AM

Skydiver begins daring bid to break sound barrier

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner started his daring ascent to 23 miles above Earth on Sunday, hoping to make a death-defying free fall that could make him the first skydiver to break the sound barrier.

By: JUAN CARLOS LLORCA,Associated Press , Associated Press

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