General Fiction posted May 18, 2022


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Stage Four

A Cure for Cancer

by Paul McFarland


This sky diving experience will be one in a lifetime. There are six jumpers in the plane - three first time sky divers and three instructors. Everybody is excited. I haven't been hooked up to my instructor yet. We have reached altitude. I am number two to go. The door is opened and I dash past the first pair and throw myself into the void. The only equipment I have is a pair of goggles. I want to enjoy the trip down. As one of Newton's Laws increases my speed, it feels like I am in a wind tunnel. I seem to remember that maximum velocity will be about one hundred twenty miles per hour. This trip will take about one minute. The panoramic view is marvelous - worthy of a poem if I had the time, pad, and pen. There is a field coming up really fast. I see a ................



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