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1999 At-Risk Survivor
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(1999, New York) During the July 1999 heatwave in New York City, a dog in Queens made a grisly discovery: a human pinky finger! The finger had apparently been laying in the street for several days. Detectives from the 104th Precinct soon unearthed the whole story. Investigators learned that a man named Jose had walked into a Brooklyn Medical Center on Monday, missing his pinky and the ring on it. Jose, who had been drinking, could not remember what happened to his finger. Police confirmed that the dog's find (minus the missing ring) belonged to Jose.

He was a two-fisted drinker, but now one fist is a digit short. Count to nine before you have another drink, Jose!

Submitted by: Paul Roper

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