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5. The saber-swallower trick

Contrary to what most of the public might think, there isn’t really a decoy for this trick. No, the sword does not fold in on itself as it enters the throat.

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The saber swallower trick requires careful training to place one’s body in a perfect tilt so that the sword can penetrate the body. Performed by magic professionals, this trick is very dangerous and should not be repeated by just anyone. If you make a mistake, the consequences can be fatal.

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