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Topic - Curtis Lovell
"I can freely answer this question, since I have been buried alive, locked inside boxes of water, hung upside-down from helicopters and even cut Paris Hilton in half," Mr. Lovell tells Inside the Beltway. "You might think I belong in a straightjacket like the most rabid politicians."
"Which is scarier? Halloween, the current election or being buried alive? That's what I have asked myself," says Curtis Lovell, a California-based celebrity escape artist whose role model is the great illusionist Harry Houdini.