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Man Was Struck By Lightening and He Looks Like This Now

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Looks like he got fried!

One pleasant afternoon turned into a near-death scenario for one Missouri man and his father after being caught in a freak lightning storm while out fishing. Christian Neal and his father Gabe were both struck by lightning and flung out of their fishing boat. Christian recalls that it felt like “someone hit him with a bat” as his body instantaneously went ablaze. Miraculously, they were saved by a medically trained, Iraqi-war vet who happened to be fishing nearby.

Both of the men were severely burned, particularly young Christian. Now that they’re safe, Christian is sharing his photographs documenting his recovery…

lightning strike over water

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This looks like it had to hurt...