A young man drives home from a party, thinking that by taking the back roads he will avoid the police and a DUI. He realizes too late that there are worse things than getting a DUI. Like him, one could drive to the edge of a cliff without realizing it, exit one’s vehicle and fall down a cliff only to impale himself on a tree. It is then, as he is no longer able to avoid the severity of his situation, do we witness a shift in how he sees life and faces death.
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