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Gazette Premium Content Man survived 47-floor plunge, and now walks for charity

News services - Updated: January 5, 2014 at 12:31 pm

He’s a walking miracle.

Alcides Moreno, the Midtown window washer who survived a terrifying, 47-story plunge when his scaffolding broke on Dec. 7, 2007, has made a stunning recovery.

Moreno, now 43 and living with his family near Phoenix, drives his kids to school and volleyball matches, works out at a gym — and finished a 3.1-mile walk to raise funds for a church food pantry. His time: a respectable 57:26, or 18.30 minutes per mile.

“I don’t know why I’m still here, still alive, walking,” he told The Post.

Read more at nypost.com

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