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  • s  extremely alarming

  • Both books cite studies, surveys, statistics, along with some hair-raising anecdotes, on how a rising tide of dull, useless assignments is oppressing families and making kids hate .
  • The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers one year ago marks the beginning of a wild, hair-raising year for investors and regulators.
  • Heading out into the estuary of the Derwent River can be hair-raising when the Southern Ocean is choppy, but it's bearable on a large, luxury, high-speed catamaran.
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  • Here Was Cuba: Film Review
    The sobering Irish documentary looks back at the hair-raising nuclear brinkmanship of the Cuban Missile Crisis. read more
    June 14, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Plane makes emergency landing in field near Nocatee
    A pilot experiencing engine trouble Sunday morning made a hair-raising emergency landing in a field near Nocatee in northeast St. Johns County, and walked away without a scratch. Dr. Lelan Whitmire, 50, of St.
    June 10, 2013 - The St. Augustine Record
  • Prince Harry performs death-defying stunts in his Apache helicopter
    Prince Harry wowed crowds with death-defying stunts in his first ever hair-raising Apache attack helicopter display. Captain Wales was co-pilot as the deadly machine twisted virtually onto its back to the awe of crowds at the RAF Cosford Air Show, in Shropshire. Star-struck spectators had no idea the Soldier Prince...
    June 9, 2013 - New York Post

  • John Kufuor in
    Your tenure has been full of events and challenges, some very mind-boggling and hair-raising,Kufuor said to laughter. "Through them all, you have been strong, forthright, consistent and faithful. You are a survivor. And my hope is that...
  • Wes Craven in
    Original screenwriter Kevin Williamson "is right on his game with the new script - the characters and story crackle with energy and originality - to say nothing of some of the most hair-raising scares I've seen in a script since : well, since the...
  • Trevor Immelman in AFP
    It took a couple of days to get the results back, so that was pretty hair-raising, but luckily enough it's all benign and it's all been removed,Immelman said. "After I got out of the hospital it put a lot of perspective on things,...

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