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Wide-Eyed in Nashville
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Wide-Eyed in Nashville

My first trip to Nashville as a twenty-something year-old involved me surviving poor luggage choices, tiny cars and a brutal fuel fiasco. [Photo Credit: Tanner Boriack]

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The Puddle (Which Was No Puddle)
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The Puddle (Which Was No Puddle)

As I stood there contemplating my next move, I saw lights making their way toward me. It was a police car. Somehow the police had been driving up the highway and had seen the hazard lights flashing on the back of my car... They were curious. [Photo Credit: Ehad Neuhaus]

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The Jump
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The Jump

When I was invited skydiving, I jumped in with both feet. A meteor hurtling to earth would have shown more grace than my skydiving experience, which still leaves hidden physical scars. [Photo Credit: Sean Mungor]

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When All That Glitters Is Not Gold
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When All That Glitters Is Not Gold

“I can't remember if I lost consciousness at that point, or if my brain simply ran out of oxygen because of the uninterrupted length of my primal scream. What I did know was that that particular moment changed me neurologically...” [Photo Credit: Ashton Mullins]

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The Christmas Carols
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The Christmas Carols

The pianist started to play. The choir started to sing. As soon as I heard the piano sound, I knew that something wasn’t right. I couldn’t see the face of the pianist from behind the stage, however, I could see the tension in her shoulders and feel the apprehension radiating from her. [Photo Credit: Anthony Skerman]

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The Hug
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The Hug

Have you ever gotten a hug wrong? I had one particular occasion where a hug went so wrong that it continues to be something I deal with psychologically to this very day. [Photo Credit: Nathan Dumlao]

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The Microphone Stand
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The Microphone Stand

“I noticed my voice getting fractionally fainter and opened my eyes to notice that my microphone was a little lower than it used to be.” A harrowing tale of a troubled microphone stand. [Photo Credit: Gift Habeshaw]

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The Campervan
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The Campervan

I heard a quiet noise which seemed to be laughter, but I didn’t realise until later that it was coming from me. At this stage I thought it best if Mark took over the driver’s seat. [Photo Credit: David Willersdorf]

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But where was Elaine?
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But where was Elaine?

The place was really filling up with people and we hadn't even started sound checking yet. These people obviously were very keen. But where was Elaine? [Photo Credit: Andrew Seaman]

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The Drive
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The Drive

As my retreating behind bumped something in the dark of the night, I shrieked briefly with the strange falsetto of someone with an over-active imagination. [Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema]

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The Keyboard Stand
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The Keyboard Stand

Occasionally as I sing, I sometimes get so much into a song, that I tend to lose spatial awareness. So I didn't immediately pay attention as I felt my keyboard leap into my arms. I opened my eyes... [Photo Credit: Puk Khantho]

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