Climber gathers courage to climb the tower

September 4, 2012 | 8:05 p.m. CDT
J.C. Berg, 8, cries on the deck of the Alpine Tower before gathering the courage to begin his descent Tuesday. "Climbing up looks pretty easy," J.C. said. "It looks like an inch tall from here (at the bottom), but from there (on the deck), it seems a mile high."

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