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Sleeping Beauty’s Alarm Clock

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Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger on a spindle and falls into a deep sleep for the next 100 years. But, how deep is her sleep really?

Bryant, Yargeris, and Chris set out to wake her up. They built an alarm clock that makes a noise so loud that it breaks the curse.  The clock spins like a normal clock, but when the sound (a very loud kiss!) goes off, the clock stops, so Sleeping Beauty will know exactly what time it is when she awakens. 

 

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