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Volleyball Player Dives on Live Television

Interviews do odd things to people. Sometimes you scream and flail just to break the tension. Sometimes, you forget to blink for four minutes and listen as your voice goes up eight octaves from the norm. Pressure does odd things to people, which is why you should be very forgiving of this female volleyball player who can't stand the pressure of a local television interview and subsequently passes out on camera. ↵
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↵The reporter seems far too chipper about the woman completely sacking out in front of him, though. "I'm just going to sit here and watch her inhale some more sand, Ted. Back to you in the studio!" Don't cast the first stone: really, who hasn't passed out during an interview? Even a job interview? I was drunk at the time, but that's how you get a job as a blogger, kids. It doesn't come without some sacrifices, most notably your liver, your soul, and the last shreds of self-respect you thought you once might keep into adulthood. Dancing lady in the Statue of Liberty outfit advertising a tax service, you have no idea how good you really have it.

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