Thursday, January 22, 2015

Fact of the Day: Orange Falls

Bobby Leach was the first man (but not the first person) to go over Niagara Falls and survive. However he died later after suffering complications from gangrene. The reason he died all came from an accident when he slipped on an orange peel. 

20 comments:

  1. I knew he survived the Falls - but evidently not the simple fall... how ironic.

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  2. Oh no... That is definitely ironic!

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  3. Oh dear. How often do you hear this type of thing!

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  4. It figures that he survived Niagara falls, but was extinguished by an orange peel. The ironies of life!!

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  5. Wow, survive the big thing and then killed by the mundane

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  6. It's the little things that get you.

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  7. Omg I'm shocked that orange can to be reason why human died.

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  8. I would love to visit the Niagara falls one day...thanks for leaving a comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  9. How does one slip on an orange peel? What a way to go out.

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  10. and we thought bananas were tricky!

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  11. Wow, what a way to die after having survived going over the falls.

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  12. Isn't bad that I laughed?! What bad luck.

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