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2005 Darwin Awards
Honoring Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool--by removing themselves from it. Next Prev Random

What I Can Still Do  
2005 Darwin Award Winner
Confirmed True by Darwin

(16 January 2005, Florida) Two North Fort Myers residents, 23-year-old Molly and her husband, had rented a room in a local motel for some unspecified activity, perhaps involving perpetuation of the species. As Molly entered the second-floor room, she went straight for the lanai, which overlooked a concrete patio. Most guests would have seen the railing on the edge of the lanai as a safety feature, but for Molly it brought to mind fond memories of her youthful gymnastic abilities.

Molly called out to Todd, "Watch to see what I can still do." These would be her last words. She did a flip onto the balcony railing for a handstand, just the way she used to do, then toppled over the other side, slamming into the patio 15 feet below. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Reader Comments:
"Molly, Molly, Molly." "She was just dying to impress him! LOL"
"Agility does NOT equal intelligence (apparently.)"
"Bet that wasn't the type of action he was looking for..." © 1994 - 2017
Submitted by: Bob R, Ed, Doug Meckelnburg, Bluedive, Joseph Sexton, Hugh Deal, Hannah Pederson. R. Barnard, Zosimus, Rebecca Anderson, themadhobbit, and dozens more
Reference: Fort Myers News-Press, AP

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