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Naked Man Gets Second Degree Sun Burn in Texas Heat Wave
ABC News ^ | August 8, 2011 | By NINA TERRERO

Posted on 08/08/2011 6:42:22 PM PDT by Melissa 24

Texas cops are trying to identify a nude man who was found asleep on a dock during the broiling Texas heat wave and has been hospitalized with second degree burns over 40 percent of his body.

The man claims to not know who he is, police said.

"Our victim was altered. He didn't know his name, who he was or how he got there. He was found without an ID or possessions of any sort," said Warren Hassinger, spokesman for the Austin-Travis County EMS.

His burns were so severe that the man was airlifted by helicopter to an area hospital.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: heatwave; naked; sunburn; texas
Ouch!
1 posted on 08/08/2011 6:42:25 PM PDT by Melissa 24
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To: Melissa 24

Ouch! for sure. Sounds like he was so drunk or drugged that he didn’t even wake up from the pain of it.


2 posted on 08/08/2011 6:44:17 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Melissa 24

Altered? As in neutered?

Weird stuff.


3 posted on 08/08/2011 6:44:47 PM PDT by Politicalmom ("President Fox's vision for an open border is a vision I embrace"- Rick Perry)
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To: Melissa 24

Time traveler.


4 posted on 08/08/2011 6:45:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Melissa 24

Just D A R N !


5 posted on 08/08/2011 6:48:12 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Politicalmom

COWBOYS And ALIENS...?


6 posted on 08/08/2011 6:49:39 PM PDT by njslim
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To: Melissa 24

blisters? oh big deal. I’ve had sunburn so bad on my shoulders the skin turned black, peeled off, and left bleeding open sores that turned into one massive scab covering both shoulders.

I fell asleep by a pool on a cold day once wearing a sweatshirt and shorts and straw hat and my lower legs swelled up twice normal size and feet turned black and blue.


7 posted on 08/08/2011 6:53:15 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Melissa 24

Weenie roast alert!


8 posted on 08/08/2011 7:00:24 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: Melissa 24

“Texas cops are trying to identify a nude man who was found asleep on a dock during the broiling Texas heat wave”

An Otis Redding fan?


9 posted on 08/08/2011 7:01:39 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Politicalmom

Altered level of consciousness...nice way of saying drunk or drugged, among other things.


10 posted on 08/08/2011 7:03:11 PM PDT by Fire_on_High (Stupid should hurt.)
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To: Melissa 24

Travis County - No big deal. At least they didn’t use lipstick to write assorted epithets on him.


11 posted on 08/08/2011 7:05:23 PM PDT by Tornillo
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To: mamelukesabre
He was found asleep on a dock during the broiling Texas heat wave and has been hospitalized with second degree burns over 40 percent of his body.

blisters? oh big deal.

Yeah, having second degree burns over 40 percent of your body, is just no biggy!

:o

12 posted on 08/08/2011 7:06:46 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Melissa 24

I’ve gotten some doozy sunburns but never bad enough to “alter” anything....


13 posted on 08/08/2011 7:12:20 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Fire_on_High

If I found Charlie Sheen nude, burned and unconscious on my deck, I’d probably downplay the incident, too.


14 posted on 08/08/2011 7:15:20 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Melissa 24

If he did not have his wits about him, that indicates major heat stress. I wonder what his core temperature was? Likely dangerously high. Throw in likely acute dehydration as well. That’s ice bath and saline IV - but do you do the ice bath with the burn blisters?


15 posted on 08/08/2011 7:16:17 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: Melissa 24
Must have gotten caught out in one of those solar storms
we're being warned about.s
16 posted on 08/08/2011 7:20:59 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: Melissa 24
I LOVED that episode!!!


17 posted on 08/08/2011 7:24:36 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Melissa 24

Anyone seen Matthew McConaughey lateley? Was there a set of bongo drums and a bag of hash nearby?


18 posted on 08/08/2011 7:24:44 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Free Republic- Still AAA++ rated)
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To: Eaker; humblegunner; Allegra; Squantos
Naked Man Gets Second Degree Sun Burn in Texas Heat Wave

Ummm... Hey Eaker. Have you heard from Humble lately?

"Our victim was altered.

Wait a minute... Hey Humble. Have you seen Eaker lately?

19 posted on 08/08/2011 7:31:21 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: dragnet2
Yeah, having second degree burns over 40 percent of your body, is just no biggy!

That happened to me once when I was 11 years old. My parents moved to a place where there was a beautiful beach right in our back yard. I spent two days unprotected in the sun in one of the hottest places in the world. For a week I couldn't stand up without fainting.

20 posted on 08/08/2011 7:37:52 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Melissa 24

21 posted on 08/08/2011 7:52:13 PM PDT by conservativeimage.com (FFFFFFFFOOO!)
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To: OldNewYork

Or he might have been dehydrated, which can definitely cause confusion and very strange behavior. 40% surface area burns can cause you to lose a lot of liquid through the damaged skin.


22 posted on 08/08/2011 8:03:21 PM PDT by sometime lurker
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To: Melissa 24

Weiner roast.


23 posted on 08/08/2011 8:18:00 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Grizzled Bear

Use Bullfrog SPF 50 or you’ll croak !

Texas is hotter than a snakes ass in a wagon rut.


24 posted on 08/08/2011 8:19:30 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Melissa 24

He got lost on the way to Hippy Hollow?


25 posted on 08/08/2011 8:43:57 PM PDT by Deaf Smith
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To: ClearCase_guy

That was my first thought too. John Titor?


26 posted on 08/10/2011 4:28:53 PM PDT by PghBaldy (War Powers Res: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/warpower.asp)
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To: Melissa 24

Texas heat wave? It’s called July and August. I guess the public is unaware that it’s always 100 degrees this time of year. I’ve been traveling to San Antonio for years on business and I’ve never seen it less than 95 in July or August.


27 posted on 08/10/2011 7:31:07 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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