Stuntwork Can Be Dangerous

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There are a small number of gutsy Hollywood stars who insist on doing their own stunt work. But because most A-listers are happy to hand the really dangerous stuff over to the professionals, stunt doubles are always in demand in Tinseltown.

Unfortunately, not every stunt has a happy ending. Brushes with death are an occupational hazard for Hollywood stunt doubles — and these were some of the most hazardous…

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