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The Waterslide

"The Waterslide,” by Nathan Truesdell, is an October 2019 VC Official Selection.

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The Waterslide

"The Waterslide"
October 2019 VC Official Selection

Nathan Truesdell


Logline: At nearly 169 feet tall, VerrĂĽckt was taller than Niagara Falls. Riders flew down the world's tallest water slide at 70 miles per hour, challenging the laws of physics. Then, on August 7, 2016, 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated on the ride. What went wrong to cause such a horrific tragedy?

Publisher: The Atlantic

Genre: Tragedy

Location Screened: New York


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