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  • In this mind-blowing and heart-opening experience, I witnessed a six-foot-tall luminous egg directly in front of me.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • We all stood around her, wide-eyed, as she held my six-foot-tall dad at the waist.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • Two steps led to a six-foot-tall iron door, both sides framed with marble urns filled with sludge, debris, and a few tufts of grass.

    Darkness Becomes Her

  • The two main pillars of the band were drummer Terry—a half-American, half-Japanese black guy with a great crop of curly hair—and bass player Mike—a six-foot-tall, fresh-ass white boy from Milwaukee who wore glasses.

    Fallin’ Up

  • The area had been hit by a blizzard and for the last five days my mother, father, brother, and I had been trapped inside with six-foot-tall snowdrifts blocking the doors and windows.

    Welcome to My World

  • Later that same evening, Wills was “a little naughty” yet again—this time with a six-foot-tall, blond, nineteen-year-old performing arts student named Lisa Agar.

    William and Kate

  • Oh, and jeans and pants: Why are they almost all cut to fit six-foot-tall supermodels?

    The Mommy Diet

  • And on Wednesday, a ragged six-foot-tall guy in shorts with his shirttail out—Sacca—would go to some double-wide trailer where the development people worked.

    In the Plex

  • A quote from Paula Giddings portrays Obama similarly: "That Barack Obama would choose for his life partner a nearly six-foot-tall, incredibly smart, loquacious lioness of a woman told us virtually all we needed to know about his fundamental character -- and the way he felt about us."

    Geri Spieler: Big Girls Don't Cry by Rebecca Traister

  • There were six-foot-tall corn stalks fighting for sunlight with a DirecTV satellite dish against one of the few walls on the roof.

    Jake Rosenwasser: New York City's Biggest Rooftop Farm

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