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Entire family in Germany struck by lightning

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 08:44 PM

An entire family have survived being struck by lightning following a storm in the German city of Chemnitz.

One woman, Ricarda, told the Bild newspaper she was chopping wood in the garden while her children were playing when it started raining.

http://www.independe...ng-9377768.html

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 11:46 AM

Sounds like the 9 year old took the brunt of the bolt.  I hope he's OK.  I have a friend that got hit by lightning.  He was out of work for over a years and never was the same after that.  His body got so messed up he had to wear a 4 - 5 inch shoe extention on one foot just to walk.  His face was a little contorted as well.  I haven't heard anything about him since he retired.


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 12:20 PM

Poor kid. I hope he fully recovers.

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 03:32 PM

Ouch!!! I cant even imagine how that would feel.

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 04:22 PM

Now thats a shocking story, Prayers out to them.


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Posted 16 May 2014 - 09:01 PM

View Postancient astronaut, on 16 May 2014 - 03:32 PM, said:

Ouch!!! I cant even imagine how that would feel.

I can tell you, I took an indirect hit while having my hand on a radial arm saw about 30 years ago; it felt like the family jewels were hit by a hammer. Other than that I'm perfectly fine now, hasfad thowsdg,hjornf.


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 03:36 AM

View Postmaximusnow, on 16 May 2014 - 04:22 PM, said:

Now thats a shocking story, Prayers out to them.
I see what you did there. ;)

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