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Cracks appear in Willis Tower´s Skydeck
Yahoo News, by Mike Krumboltz

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 5/29/2014 4:53:52 PM

We´re guessing the four-letter words were coming fast and furious from atop Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) on Wednesday afternoon. A group of tourists checking out the Skydeck on the 103rd floor of the Chicago skyscraper received the shock of a lifetime when the glass pane they were standing on began to crack, NBC Chicago reports.(Snip) Tourists who go to the very top of the skyscraper are given the opportunity to step out onto "the Ledge," a series of glass boxes made of three layers of glass built to hold five tons, and then look straight down on the Windy City.

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Uh-oh.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 5/29/2014 5:25:36 PM     (No. 9866131)

Bunch of wimps, can´t handle a little adrenalin rush!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: readaholic, 5/30/2014 11:58:56 AM     (No. 9867143)

"Cracks Appear"??? Bit of an understatement, I´d say.

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