Erich Weisz, aka Harry Houdini
March 24, 1874 - Octiber 31, 1926
Spectacular escapes from chains and straitjackets were his stock in trade - oft hang...
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They strip him, put a dog collar and leash on him. They hood him, loose dogs on him. They subject him to freezing cold water and leave him naked on cold nights.
Try not to think about dying, because there's nothing you can do about it, because you're tied down, because someone is pouring that water over your face, forcing it into you, drowning you slowly and deliberately. You're helpless. You're in agony.
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