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So Near Yet So Far

Just feet from the end of the 80-foot rope he's descending, Cadet Andres Morales loses his grip and falls to a mat during a month long Army ROTC training camp at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Alan Berner)

Question: Have you ever been thisclose to accomplishing a goal, only to see it slip out of reach?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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