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2010 At-Risk Survivor

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Pipe Cleaner
2010 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

(5 January 2010, Southampton, UK) Oh dear. Yet another man has got his hoo haw stuck in a pipe, taking many delicate maneuvers with a blow torch and METAl grinder to cut him loose from the steel, might as well say it, iron maiden. All told, seven firefighters and medics were involved in the operation. "The crew was worried about things getting too hot during the cutting," said a tongue-in-cheek spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue. As long time readers know, this isn't the first man caught laying pipe...

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Reference: The Sun (January 7, 2010), daily telegraph 9/1/10

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