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Brazilian man dies after cow falls through his roof on top of him (genuine news)
The Telegraph (UK) ^ | July 13, 2013 | Matt Roper

Posted on 07/13/2013 6:53:41 PM PDT by Innovative

Joao Maria de Souza, 45, had been in bed with his wife Leni when the animal fell through the ceiling of their home in Caratinga, southeast Brazil.

The cow is believed to have escaped from a nearby farm and climbed onto the roof of the couple's house, which backs onto a steep hill on Wednesday night.

The corrugated roof immediately gave way and the one-and-a-half-ton animal fell eight feet onto Mr de Souza's side of the bed.

His wife, and the cow, both reportedly escaped unharmed.

Rescuers took Mr de Souza to hospital with a fractured left leg but no other obvious injuries, reporting that he was conscious and talking normally.

Hours later however he died from internal bleeding while still waiting to be seen by doctors, according to his family.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: badluck; bizarre; brazil; cow; medicalcare; napl; obamacare; universalhealthcare
In addition to the bizarre event -- what contributed to his death is the lack of proper medical care:

"Rescuers took Mr de Souza to hospital with a fractured left leg but no other obvious injuries, reporting that he was conscious and talking normally.

Hours later however he died from internal bleeding while still waiting to be seen by doctors, according to his family.

..."But in my view it wasn't the cow that killed our Joao (his brother-in-law said), it was the unacceptable time he spent waiting to be examined." "

1 posted on 07/13/2013 6:53:41 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

What happens when pigs fly?


2 posted on 07/13/2013 6:54:46 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: bmwcyle

Bttt


3 posted on 07/13/2013 6:55:05 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Innovative

4 posted on 07/13/2013 6:56:09 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: Innovative

Holy cow.


5 posted on 07/13/2013 6:56:52 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Innovative

6 posted on 07/13/2013 6:58:01 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Innovative

Just checked and found the obvious — Brazil has “universal healthcare”

http://ebeysoman.hubpages.com/hub/healthcare-system-in-Brazil


7 posted on 07/13/2013 6:58:18 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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Hours later however he died from internal bleeding while still waiting to be seen by doctors, according to his family.

Socialized medicine -- Nuff said. How many will Soetoro's death squads kill?

8 posted on 07/13/2013 7:01:05 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: Innovative

Cows trump raining cats and dogs.


9 posted on 07/13/2013 7:06:47 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Innovative
One of these cows???


10 posted on 07/13/2013 7:37:15 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Innovative
The corrugated roof immediately gave way and the one-and-a-half-ton animal fell eight feet onto Mr de Souza's side of the bed.

My goodness, what kind of cow was it? That's huge!

My sympathies to Mr. de Souza's family.

11 posted on 07/13/2013 8:00:17 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Innovative

An “udder” catastrophe....


12 posted on 07/13/2013 8:01:48 PM PDT by PTBAA
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To: Innovative

I hate it when that happens.


13 posted on 07/13/2013 8:08:05 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Harriet Meiers is looking pretty good right about now.)
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To: Innovative
Arthur: Now this is your last chance! I've been more than reasonable....
Soldier: (to four other soldiers, standing behind him on the rampart) Fetchez la vache.
Other Soldier: qua?
Soldier: Fetchez la vache!

(the other soldiers are seen leading a cow... mooing noises)

Arthur: (continued) ...if you do not agree to my commands, than I shall--

(Boing! The cow goes flying through the air over the rampart...


14 posted on 07/13/2013 8:15:47 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Innovative

Well, there go my chances of a good night’s sleep!


15 posted on 07/13/2013 8:16:15 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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“He died when a cow fell on top of him while he was in bed.”
“You mean his wife was fat?”
No, an actual cow fell from the roof on top of him and killed him!

I could just see St. Peter telling his friends: hey guys, you won’t believe how the guy I just admitted died!


16 posted on 07/13/2013 8:17:22 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: Innovative

Refreshing news...


17 posted on 07/13/2013 8:56:14 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Innovative

Yikes. RIP.


18 posted on 07/14/2013 5:06:26 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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Ok I will say it

How many is a Brazilian?


19 posted on 07/14/2013 5:08:47 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (Avenge me Girls AVENEGE ME!!!! ( I don't have any son's))
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To: Innovative; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

It’s raining something like a brazillion cows in some places.

How’s the weather by you, today?


20 posted on 07/14/2013 9:36:46 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
This can only escalate.


21 posted on 07/14/2013 10:43:06 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

You misspelled es-cow-late...


22 posted on 07/14/2013 10:49:05 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: COBOL2Java

“Run away! Run away!”


23 posted on 07/14/2013 11:09:55 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: null and void

Don’t have a cow.


24 posted on 07/14/2013 11:11:24 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Innovative

Died from internal bleeding while waiting to see the doctors.

Welcome to obamacare......


25 posted on 07/14/2013 3:50:48 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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