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Find this story on page 136 of the April 1999 issue of ADVENTURE.

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  Willing to Risk it All?

"I could not bear the routine and humdrum of the life that you are forced to lead," wrote artist-vagabond Everett Ruess to his dutifully employed brother. To pursue his dreams of art and adventure, Ruess sacrificed comfort, stability—perhaps even life itself.

What do you think about risk taking in pursuit of adventure? How far are you prepared to go for a thrill?

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