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'The Cannon Lady' goes ballistic in Montana

Walter Hinick / AP

Jenifer Schneider, "The Cannon Lady" is blasted out of the 27-foot barrel of a truck mounted cannon into the air some 40 feet landing in a safety net down the street in front of the Finlen Hotel on East Broadway during the opening day of Evel Knievel Days in uptown Butte, Mont., Thursday afternoon, July 21, 2011.

Jennifer Schneider, the Cannon Lady, gets launched at Evel Knievel Days in Butte, America. July 21, 2011.

 

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