Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Too funny
An article from CNN.com about alternative casts (i.e. non-plaster/fiberglass options) just made me laugh out loud. In the midst of a very serious explanation of the medical advances made, we get the following:

Ben broke his wrist in mid-March when he tumbled down the family's stairs.

"I fell down and I hurt myself, and I cried and I cried and I cried," Ben explained.
Okay, that's just too funny. First off, the fact that they used "explained," like this kid was outlining the intricacies of a compound fracture. Second, that some reporter (and editor!) felt the need to include that paragraph.


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