He had one foot in the backyard swimming pool (really) when he noticed a cement box full of electrical wires near the edge of the pool. It was a junction box supplying power to the jacuzzi. Curious, Charles started to fiddle with a fistful of wires, and was immediately rooted to the spot--by 240 volts of electrical current surging through his body.
A bright future and early retirement were, indeed, in his cards.
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