At-Risk Survivors have misadventures that stop short of the ultimate
sacrifice. Nevertheless we salute the spirit of their colossal
blunders with an Honorable Mention. Better luck next time!
Miss a Near Miss
2007 At-Risk Survivor
Unconfirmed by Darwin
MIT student narrowly escapes death by submachine gun.
(21 September 2007, Massachusetts) The woman later claimed that strolling
around an airport while wearing a fake bomb was "art" but this kind of
artistic performance is apt to be short-lived. Particularly if you choose
Logan International Airport in Boston. Two of the passenger jets hijacked
on 9/11 took off from Logan. The student was apprehended at gunpoint, and
forced to surrender her flashing circuit board and ball of Play-doh. "She's
lucky to be in a cell as opposed to the morgue," said police.