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Thousands of people gathered near The New York times building in Manhattan to witness two people climbing the massive skyscraper.
First to successfully reach the top was 45 year old Alain Robert, otherwise known as “Spiderman,” who claimed that his most recent assent was to raise awareness about Global Warming. On reaching the top of the building, he turned to his spectators and shouted prophecies about climate change, “Global warming kills more people than 9/11 every week”. A few moments later he was arrested.
Renaldo Clarke, from Brooklyn, had the same idea just hours later. He also managed to reach the top safely where police officers were waiting for him. Spectators were frightened, amazed and at the same time, in awe of their courage.
Here’s a recent news report:
Sources: 1, 2, 3
We’ll even throw in a free album.