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When You Lose your Costume and Have only a Ridiculous Undershirt

I wrote this discussion of The Walk, comparing Philippe Petit’s life to a life of faith. I wanted to add something. Philippe lost his costume as he was getting ready to step out on the wire and he was furious. … Continue reading

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The Walk – Movie Discussion

Philippe was a wire walker, but he wasn’t a circus performer—he considered himself an artiste, and as such he wasn’t just looking to entertain, but to inspire. He wasn’t looking for routine, but to break routine, to break the bounds…and … Continue reading

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