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One bad mofo

June 7th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Lightning

Don’t Stand By Me
Surviving a lightning strike (and every other un-willing attempt on your life)

“All LeDoux remembers about the moment he was struck in August 1999 is that he was standing ankle-deep in a puddle when he was overcome by an intensely bright light. He woke up a half-hour later, 20 feet away, with a vague taste of battery acid in his mouth, he said. The soles of his shoes had melted, his two-way radio had exploded, and several of his teeth had shattered. The medical ID tag he wore around his neck was melted into his chest…”

http://www.slate.com/id/2120260/

Tags: montreal + canada + the world

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Johan // Jun 7, 2005 at 10:24 am

    That is one tough mofo. they should nick name him Rasputin.

  • 2 Oblivia // Jun 9, 2005 at 9:19 pm

    Whatever he did, I’m sure it wasn’t as bad as all that…