Skip to comments.Man Miraculously Survives Boston AND Texas Explosions
Posted on 04/19/2013 7:11:26 AM PDT by RummyChick
Seconds after Joe Berti, 43, crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the first bomb exploded. Joes wife, Amy, was near the finish line to take a photograph of her husband finishing the 26.2 mile race. He was uninjured.
Shortly after, the second bomb exploded.
Amy was only 10 yards away from the bomb and was also miraculously unhurt, although, the woman next to her had her leg torn off from the knee down.
I had just run to the finish line and (moments) later I heard the first explosion, and then turned around and saw the smoke, he said. I knew immediately that it was a bomb. Then the second explosion occurred and I saw a wave of people running.
Two days later, the couple had returned to their home state of Texas. As he was traveling home from a meeting on Interstate 35, he felt his second explosion in two days. The fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded.
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I was once hit by the same hurricane in two different places, but this.....
Has a new nickname: ‘LUCKY’.
It’s not without precedent. About 200 survivors of the Hiroshima bombing sought refuge in Nagasaki in time for a second helping.
Miracles can and do happen.
I was thinking the same thing!! Wow!
no, he needs to stay the heck away from me!
I’m NOT inviting him to my weekend BBQ!
really? haha... i see it differently... just let me know where he is going to be at all times, and i will make sure i am not there!
Oh, and he nearly crashed the Hindenberg into the Titanic.
Ironically funny, but NOT funny at the same time.
I once stayed in a place where the same named tropical storm passed over us three times in 21 days.
(We need to stay out of those places)
Sorry. Couldn't resist.
This is one reason why I lock up when people ask if I believe in "coincidence."
They get irritated when I ask them to first define their terms. Clearly, there are coincidences. So what are you asking?
The discussion breaks down after that. The Socratic method, these days, apparently just gets you a tall glass of "STFU," the modern Hemlock.
Don't know if this example qualifies, but I left Honolulu, once, southwest bound for Sydney on a Pan Am 707. It was about 10 PM on October 30, and we crossed the International Dateline about local midnight, and the calendar flipped to November 1. So we missed Halloween, which was no great loss. If you have to skip a day that's a good'un.
Stay away from him, bad luck follows him.
Sounds like he unintentionally did, and won. I wouldn’t push it much further...
I had heard of one man, a resident of Nagasaki who happened to be in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, who went back to Nagasaki in time for the bomb on August 9, and survived...but had not heard that there were about 200 people like him.
More like he needs to secure a million $ + insurance policy with double indemnity for accidential death.
I’m not sure if I want to hang out with this guy, or stay as far away from him as possible.
Also recall Mr. McLean, who left Manassas VA after First Bull Run for ... Appomattox. And had Lee surrender to Grant in his sitting room.
His new twitch barely shows in the picture.
You don’t want him within 50 miles of your house if you’re planning on deep frying a turkey.
Joe Berti went back to work. On Wednesday, he had a daylong meeting in Dallas, followed by a museum tour. He was heading home on Interstate 35 and nearing Waco Wednesday night when he saw black smoke up ahead to his left. As he drove closer, he saw and felt his second explosion in two days.
He didnt know what he had just witnessed but he pulled over and took a picture, then continued driving after debris fell on his car.
Joe, look, yer a great guy but could you, like, call before you’re planning a visit? Thks...
Oldie but a goodie; I still laugh at that pic.