George Willig, left, and Philippe Petit prepare to catch a bite at the base of New York's twin World Trade Center Towers Wednesday, April 12, 1978. The two adventurers are more familiar with the ... more 
George Willig, left, and Philippe Petit prepare to catch a bite at the base of New York's twin World Trade Center Towers Wednesday, April 12, 1978. The two adventurers are more familiar with the skyscrapers from a different perspective; Petit for his tight rope walk between the two buildings, and Willig for his facade-climbing journey up the 110-story building in 1977. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff) less 
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