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Going Extreme

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Baumgartner jumps out of a capsule more than 24 miles up in October 2012. Baumgartner shattered the sound barrier while making the highest jump ever — a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert.

PHOTO: Red Bull Stratos/AP

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