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Glass coating of 103rd floor skydeck cracks beneath tourists' feet

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May 29, 2014
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Tourists to Chicago are petrified after part of Willis Tower's "Ledge" -- a glass cube which juts out from the 103rd floor Skydeck -- begins to crack as they're standing on it. Vanessa Johnston reports. Video provided by Reuters


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