Canadian Falls

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Synonyms for Canadian Falls

a part of Niagara Falls in Ontario

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Nik Wallenda walks across the Canadian Falls on a tightrope?
The man's leap over Horseshoe Falls, as the Canadian falls are known, is not thought to have been a suicide attempt.
(The crestline of the Canadian falls is approximately 670 metres, or 2,200 feet, long.) Standing at the very edge and hearing the tumultuous roar of the water as it races over the falls at about 112 kilometres per hour, experiencing the earth rumble beneath my feet as the force carved out a plunge pool that is as deep as the falls are high (56 metres), feeling the spray pouring off my cowboy hat, nose and face; well, there is no way to put it but to say that it overpowered me.
Only one other person is known to have survived a plunge over the Canadian falls without a barrel or other contraption: a seven-year-old boy wearing a life preserver who had been thrown into the water in a 1960 boating accident.
She goes with them from Japan to California - while disagreeing with the guru's reading of Christianity and never herself becoming formally a Christian - and on a tour by van all over the United States, distributing the guru's bones, until she and the young women end up at the Canadian falls.
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