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June 14, 2009

Freaky

The odds of this happening have to be quite literally astronomical:

Fourteen-year-old Gerrit Blank was hit in the hand by a pea-sized meteorite that left him in severe pain and with a three-inch scar.

The meteorite bounced off his hand and left a foot-wide smouldering crater in the tarmac. Gerrit was on his way to school when he spotted the fireball hurtling towards him out of the sky.

Gerrit, from Essen in Germany said: I suddenly felt a pain in my hand. A split second later there was an enormous bang like a crash of thunder."

Something about this story just feels wrong, but if it's true he is one lucky, lucky kid.


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