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  • Becky survives holiday horror lightning strike [lip and tongue piercings alert]

    07/05/2003 8:59:55 AM PDT · by aculeus · 37 replies · 1,939+ views ^ | Jul 3 2003 | Ollie Stallwood, Reading Chronicle
    BECKY Nyang was left feeling a little down in the mouth after a brush with death when she was struck by lightning on the Greek holiday isle of Corfu. The 26-year-old special service agent for Virgin at Heathrow is still shaken and recovering at her west Reading home after the lightning bolt zeroed in on her lip and tongue piercings. The drama began when she and a friend were forced to flee the beach at Kavos by an approaching storm and Becky was crossing the courtyard of their hotel. She said: "When it hit me all I could see was...