Woman Falls on Knife and Survives

Mary was gardening on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 and tripped and accidentally got a 9 inch kitchen knife stuck in her eye, in Battle Ground, Washington. She had 108 x-rays over an 18 hour period and was then operated on. After returning home Mary had to relearn how to spell and drive. Picture taken by neighbor.

X-rays from Legacy Emanuel Hospital taken of Mary Townsen on Tuesday, August 16, 2005.

On Tuesday, March 4, 2008 Mary Townsen, 72, poses at her home with a kitchen knife from the same set as her accident, this knife is one inch longer, in Battle Ground, WA.

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  1. Amazing x-ray! I'm glad that she survived the ordeal and was also able to pose for another picture with the knife.

  2. some people will do owt for a bit of attention,silly twat