Life on the Rocks

Aron Ralston, whose harrowing tale of desert survival is chronicled in the movie 127 Hours, opens up about his ego, being played by James Franco and the biggest sacrifice he’s ever had to make.

Aron Ralston is terrified of needles. “I can’t watch movies that show them,” says the 35-year-old Boulder resident. “Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting, anything with heroin — it kills me.” Bold words coming from a guy who amputated his own arm.

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