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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated October 11, 1957 reads "Parachutist Earl Guyer, 39, of Van Nuys, has hit ground and is rolling over to land back on feet to collapse his huge 28-foot silk parachute. On windy days, he has to run around behind chute so it will fold up. Sometimes it's real race and tough job." See images 00155204 through 00155208 for all photos in this series.