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Boris Johnson suspended! Plus, an accompanying video

By Salon Staff
Published August 1, 2012 8:30PM (EDT)

"Can you get me a rope? Get me a rope, OK?" Boris Johnson, the mayor of London shouted while he dangled from a zip wire, 13 feet above the ground in east London's Victoria Park. Johnson got stranded midway through a celebratory zip-line trajectory (otherwise known as a flying fox):

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(AP/Lee Medcalf)

 

And here's the complementary video:


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