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2009 At-Risk Survivor

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Locker Room Humor
2009 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

(17 July 2009, Germany) Unexpected odds and ends are always turning up in train station lockers, but this is the oddest yet. After a night spent carousing with friends, squeezing into the Ludwigshafen train station locker had seemed like "an amusing idea" to the man. He shut himself in a suitcase locker for fun, but the laughter faded as the oxygen supply dwindled. His companions were unable to open the locked door and free the 20-year-old. With time running out, police broke open the door and dragged the groggy prankster to safety.

Reader Comments:
"And just why did they let him out?"


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Submitted by: David Arnold
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