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The secrets of lightning

Beautiful and dangerous, lightning bolts are one of nature's most captivating and misunderstood phenomena. Correspondent David Pogue looks into some of the misconceptions about lightning; meets a woman who survived millions of volts coursing through her body; and talks with photographer Lori Bailey, who has captured brilliant, millisecond-long displays of lightning.
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