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Escape artist Anthony Martin was handcuffed and locked inside this box before being dropped from an airplane on Tuesday.

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Escape artist Anthony Martin glides under his parachute Tuesday after successfully escaping from handcuffs and a box he was locked in after being dropped from an airplane.

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A Wisconsin daredevil parachuted gently into a northern Illinois field Tuesday after managing to free himself from shackles and a locked coffin while plummeting through the air. Anthony Martin waved to the cameras and the crowd that turned out to watch his stunt after he landed in Serena, Ill., about 70 miles southwest of Chicago.
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    • Escape artist Anthony Martin was handcuffed and locked inside this box before being dropped from an airplane on Tuesday.
    •  Escape artist Anthony Martin glides under his parachute Tuesday after successfully escaping from handcuffs and a box he was locked in after being dropped from an airplane.
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