Saturday, July 28
I take another step, breathless, in the dark. It has been dark now for over three months. I look down at my thermometer and see the temperature has increased a little; it just has touched minus 72 degrees Celsius (about minus 98 degrees Fahrenheit). My fingers begin to freeze. I have lost all sensation in my cheeks…
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