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Bug-eyed for Bragg

These outflung arms, gaping mouths, popping eyes and clutched heads are the not unpredictable reactions of a group of Americans on seeing a man return from outer space. The re-entrant, descending feet first in the center of the picture, is Don Bragg, photographed as he dropped to earth from his world record pole vault of 15 feet 9¼ inches at the Olympic trials in Palo Alto last week.