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French tightrope walker who crossed gorge in Niagara Falls dies

The Associated Press has reported that Henri Rechatin, known as Henry's and who performed in Niagara Falls in 1975, has died.

The New York Daily News' website has some photos of Rechatin performing.

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Aaron Besecker

Aaron Besecker

Aaron Besecker joined The Buffalo News in 2007, where he has covered communities in Western New York as a beat reporter, multimedia journalist and assistant online editor. A Buffalo native, he began his career in journalism at the Niagara Gazette.

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