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Indiana / Pole Sitting #320368

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 24, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Southport, IN: Gary Reaves) Melissa Sanders reported living atop pole in shack for record number of days; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - says Sanders must be crazy.] Sanders reported endeavoring to break her mother's pole-sitting record. [Mother Mauri Rose SANDERS - comments on living in shack.] Sanders noted surviving solitude to raise money for cancer research. Melissa's sister Rebecca Sanders noted fighting cancer. [Melissa SANDERS - says wanted to help sister.] [Rebecca SANDERS - says shows people care.] Sanders noted breaking record last week Sanders' lifestyle in shack featured; details given, scenes shown. [SANDERS - says pet cat helped her survive loneliness.] [Melissa's fiance Keith SEAL - says overcame fear of heights in shack.] Sanders shown being welcomed back to ground.

Rather, Dan;
Reaves, Gary

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