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Surgeons find a fir tree inside a man's lung

Posted on Thursday, 16 April, 2009 | Comment icon 61 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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A man suffering from chest pains and coughing up blood in Russia this week was found to have what appeared to be a tumor in his lung. When surgeons operated they found a five-centimetre fir tree growing inside him.

"Shocked Russian surgeons claim they found a five-centimetre fir tree growing inside a man's lung as they operated on him for suspected cancer."

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Comment icon #52 Posted by The Silver Thong on 17 April, 2009, 16:49
Pavs wasn't fooled for a minute, he did tell us ages ago it was impossible I never bought the story that it grew in his lungs
Comment icon #53 Posted by sarah snow on 17 April, 2009, 16:56
Thats pretty odd, the trees are evolving and we are doomed lol I wonder what would have happened if it wasn't discovered, what a way to go. *cough cough* you little fibber (see above).....at first you kinda bought it I'm so gullible, I bought it hook, line and sinker, I admit it
Comment icon #54 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 17 April, 2009, 17:19
*cough cough* you little fibber (see above).....at first you kinda bought it I'm so gullible, I bought it hook, line and sinker, I admit it Me too...one born every min LMAO
Comment icon #55 Posted by The Silver Thong on 17 April, 2009, 17:21
*cough cough* you little fibber (see above).....at first you kinda bought it I'm so gullible, I bought it hook, line and sinker, I admit it That was me making a lame joke silly
Comment icon #56 Posted by sarah snow on 17 April, 2009, 17:27
Me too...one born every min LMAO Strung up like a pair of kippers, that's us That was me making a lame joke silly I could smell the pork pies from way over here (you guys over there have pork pies- right? )
Comment icon #57 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 17 April, 2009, 17:29
Strung up like a pair of kippers, that's us LOL yup hook line and....sinker LOL....trouble is.we're honest enough to admit it....and we still would eat a pork pie I did believe it......when I saw my neighbors out mowing their lawns...and trimming their bushes ect......I freaked out and ...backed away...
Comment icon #58 Posted by sarah snow on 17 April, 2009, 17:34
So the whole thing was a wind-up....must admit that X-Ray was quite freaky
Comment icon #59 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 17 April, 2009, 17:41
So the whole thing was a wind-up....must admit that X-Ray was quite freaky it sure was freaky LOL.......................still convinced me to stay away from garden duites ha ha
Comment icon #60 Posted by Superman on 17 April, 2009, 19:02
Can we please stick to the topic at hand, and leave the off-topic chat-room esque posts to the actual chat room? I'm getting tired of having to repeat myself. Superman Unexplained Mysteries Moderator
Comment icon #61 Posted by Samuronin on 18 April, 2009, 13:23
There are no leaves because it's a fir tree Yeah but it still looks dead to me


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