A Tall Assignment: Overcome Your Fear Of Heights, 555 Feet In The Air

A Tall Assignment: Overcome Your Fear Of Heights, 555 Feet In The Air

By Sue Goodwin

Jesse Brown has a fear of heights, but a need for money. When his job as an electrician required him to climb to the very tiptop of the Washington Monument, he had to figure out a plan.

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