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January 12, 2004
Well, what can we tell you: It's a leap year. On New Year's Day, Riccardo Russi was one of several daredevils who dived off Rome's Cavour Bridge into the Tiber. Before Russi's 55-foot dive, the river's muddy water was doused with sparkling wine as part of a tradition that dates to 1946, when a Belgian stunt artist named Mr. Okay leaped off the bridge.
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January 12, 2004

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Well, what can we tell you: It's a leap year. On New Year's Day, Riccardo Russi was one of several daredevils who dived off Rome's Cavour Bridge into the Tiber. Before Russi's 55-foot dive, the river's muddy water was doused with sparkling wine as part of a tradition that dates to 1946, when a Belgian stunt artist named Mr. Okay leaped off the bridge.

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