12 August 2004

480-Pound Woman Dies After Six Years On Couch

"A preliminary autopsy on the the four-foot, ten-inch woman lists the cause of death as 'morbid obesity.... After years of staying put, her skin had literally become one with the sofa and had to be surgically removed...She died at Martin Memorial Hospital South, still attached to the couch..." LINK

You think that's bad? The Philippines is full of politicians who are permanently grafted (hmmm...a pun?) in their positions. It'd take an act of God for them to relinquish it.

(via Leaning Towards The Dark Side)