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Alain Robert

French daredevil Alain Robert

February 4, 2013

Alain Robert, a French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings, conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre

hotel on Feb. 4 without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in

about half an hour as hundreds of awed onlookers gasped and cheered from

the streets below.