During a fishing trip earlier this month, Yasser Lopez, 16, was hit in the head by a spear gun. It went in over his eye and straight out the back of his head. He's in a Miami hospital and, amazingly, doing pretty well, thanks! "US teen survives spear through brain" (BBC)
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