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'Between a Rock and a Hard Place'

Climber Aron Ralston was pinned beneath a rock for six days while climbing in Utah last year. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Ralston about how he cut off his own arm to survive. Ralston documented the ordeal and his recovery in his book Between a Rock and a Hard Place.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.

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