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Gazing Skyward, and Awaiting a Moment of Awe

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The moment a woman hanging from a rope on Mt. Everest saw the sunrise, something inside her changed. The night was frozen, the slope steep, and the oxygen thin. But the woman felt the fear and power of the mountain and focused on each step. Then, she saw a beautiful orange sunrise that filled her with awe. On Monday, millions of people are looking forward to experiencing their own awe-inspiring moment as a total solar eclipse sweeps across North America. This celestial event taps into primal emotions and evokes a sense of wonder and magic in people.