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Paws for a Message

Rick Oliver, 51, was mauled by a bear in his front yard near Raleigh, N.C. What’s that experience like? “It was like getting struck by lightning,” Oliver said. He ought to know: that happened to him four years ago. “He’s a little unlucky,” said a member of the church where Oliver is a minister. “But he’s even more lucky [in that] he has survived both of them.&dsquo; (RC/Charlotte News Observer) ...Funny: most people would define “luck” as neither event happening in the first place.
Original Publication Date: 04 July 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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