Skydivers are silhouetted at the entrance to a hangar as they prepare to board aircraft, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Ottawa, Ill. More than 140 skydivers reaching speeds in excess of 180 mph gathered in the skies over central Illinois to set a new world record in vertical flying. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong)
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