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(News-Leader)   Missouri man carried 1300 feet by a tornado after being sucked out of his trailer...and lives to tell about it   ( news-leader.com) divider line
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2006-03-19 11:41:02 AM  
Pecos Bill has nothing on this guy.
 
2006-03-19 12:02:16 PM  
19 year old high school senior.... who lives in a mobile home.... with his grandmother...
 
2006-03-19 12:02:59 PM  
Just let me be the first to say that that sucks.
 
2006-03-19 12:03:21 PM  
Missouri man carried 1300 feet by a tomato after being sucked out of his trailer...and lives to tell about it.

Now this is news.
 
2006-03-19 12:03:55 PM  
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Unavailable for comment
 
2006-03-19 12:05:28 PM  
"It got louder and louder, like 10 military jets coming at us if it was a decibel," Suter said.
 
2006-03-19 12:05:45 PM  
Halukard: Now this is news.

welcome to fark
 
2006-03-19 12:05:59 PM  
19-year-old High School senior??? A bit old for high school. I guess God protects the stupid.

/graduated at 17.
 
2006-03-19 12:06:09 PM  
Standing in front of his grandmother only in boxer shorts?

Close family, I guess.
 
2006-03-19 12:06:21 PM  
It's always either tornados or alien abductions in trailer parks.
 
2006-03-19 12:06:44 PM  
Missouri man sucked off in his trailor?
 
2006-03-19 12:07:10 PM  
The one thing that makes me question this story is that he was still wearing his boxers when he landed. Victims of this kind of explosive suckage usually have all their clothes stripped off.
 
2006-03-19 12:08:45 PM  
did he click his heels three times and say: "I wish I was back in the trailer park; I wish I was back in the trailer park; I wish I was back in the trailer park?"

did he have a little dog, too?

Watch out for those ugly green women..
 
2006-03-19 12:11:47 PM  
I think a Kansas resident holds the record:
images.art.com
 
2006-03-19 12:13:13 PM  
Walker


"19-year-old High School senior??? A bit old for high school. I guess God protects the stupid."


And not only that, but when God tries to tell you to leave the trailer park by sending a tornado to suck you out of your grandma's trailer and hurling you 1,300 feet away, you'd best listen !!!!

 
2006-03-19 12:14:06 PM  
Marines are indestructable, and just a little retarded. This guy should do well in the Corps.

Semper Fi
 
2006-03-19 12:19:28 PM  
1300 feet? 433 yards? So that would make it what? A par four? Or a short par five?
And dude reached the green in one!
 
2006-03-19 12:19:55 PM  
I read tornado as tomato and was VERY disappointed when I clicked on the article.
 
2006-03-19 12:26:16 PM  
Was it a titlist?

/2 seinfeld references
//from the same episode
 
2006-03-19 12:32:44 PM  
Saddest part of the story is he was unconscious at the time.

Now he won't have those damn nightmares the rest of his lucky-ass life.

Meetak: dude reached the green in one!

Yeah, but then he three-putted.
 
2006-03-19 12:34:56 PM  
Halukard: Missouri man carried 1300 feet by a tomato after being sucked out of his trailer...and lives to tell about it.

Now this is news.


Haha.. glad I wasn't the only one.
 
2006-03-19 12:50:16 PM  
"I was in my bed asleep but woke up when an old Singer sewing machine hit me in the head," Dewhirst said.


/that's funny...
 
2006-03-19 01:05:56 PM  
am i the only one hearing the banjo.
 
2006-03-19 01:06:28 PM  
Who wants to try to break this record?
 
2006-03-19 01:07:41 PM  
choob, I love how he mentions the brand of sowing machine. thats when you know the advertising has worked.
 
2006-03-19 01:14:04 PM  
potato_chip_eating_geek: choob, I love how he mentions the brand of sowing machine. thats when you know the advertising has worked.


Well, the fact that he said *old* singer sewer probably means that it was an old table style "rocker pedal" machine. Human powered if you catch my drift.

Great machines, and many still use them.

BTW, Singer is ubiquitious with home sewing machines in the USA. I would guess that 9/10 home machines are Singers.

/One Singer educational model
//One Juki 5HP leather machine.
 
2006-03-19 01:15:33 PM  
I wanna laugh at all the trailer trash cliches but that kid is tough. *golf clap*
 
2006-03-19 01:47:22 PM  
Tornadoes. God's own annoying little way of saying,
"Suck it, you trailer trash!"
 
2006-03-19 01:52:28 PM  
Was it as good for him as it was for the tornado?
 
2006-03-19 02:19:55 PM  
I read this one earlier in the week from last weeks tornadoes. Mother nature can suck sometimes.
/sorry, html still sux

http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060314/NEWS01/​60314035 3/1001/ARCHIVES
 
2006-03-19 02:22:17 PM  
I was sucked in a trailer once and lived to tell about it.
 
2006-03-19 02:57:56 PM  
If I were this kid I'd be pissed it didn't kill me.

/going in your sleep rocks
//especially when you're a 19-year-old highschool senior who lives with your grandmother in a trailor
 
2006-03-19 03:00:37 PM  
""In more than 40,000 newspaper reports about tornadoes I've only found a single documented case of a person being carried more than a mile,"

Here's where I said WOAH!

Quickly followed by

Grazulis said. "But he died.""

and a chuckling sigh
 
2006-03-19 03:44:17 PM  
at least he gets sucked
 
2006-03-19 04:00:39 PM  
this happened to a guy in evansville IN, back in november. i think how it went was he woke up outside stark-naked and disoriented, and made his way into some other random people's house. i can't imagine those people's shock when they walked into their living room and some naked confused guy was sitting in a chair asking them how he got there!
 
2006-03-19 05:21:48 PM  
I'm from Springfield.

Some of us (the normal ones) like to call the Springfield Newsleader the "Springfield Astonisher."

Just check out some of their other stories and you'll see what I mean.
 
2006-03-19 05:41:44 PM  
"I was in my bed asleep but woke up when an old Singer sewing machine hit me in the head," Dewhirst said.

Yep, that'll do it.
 
2006-03-19 05:44:59 PM  
Myself and another person were on this storm before it came through the area. We wanted to see it too. But the 30 to 40 minute notice was enough for us to go ahead and reposition ourselves out of the way before it came through. It doesn't take much convincing when multiple spotters report a LARGE tornado on the ground with confirmed damage and injuries.

See...if I lived in a trailer, I would probably have a weather alert radio and listen to the warnings too.
 
2006-03-19 05:45:00 PM  
From Springburg, Branson North as well. We call it the snooze loser.
 
2006-03-19 05:49:36 PM  
How many does it take for a FARK party? :)
 
2006-03-19 06:07:03 PM  
What is it with trailer parks?

Anyway?
 
2006-03-19 08:51:52 PM  
How could it have been worse for this guy?

For example, he could have been hit in the head with his grandma's enema or douchebag.
Work with me here....
 
2006-03-19 09:27:35 PM  
Missouri man carried 1300 feet by a tornado after being sucked out of his trailer...

Farthest from home he's ever been, so I hear.
 
2006-03-19 09:29:14 PM  
Thats getting frequent flyer miles the hard way..

/ But no peanuts on this flight
 
2006-03-19 10:11:52 PM  
www.casegod.com

You and your little Toto too.
 
ACF
2006-03-20 12:52:15 AM  
>>"I was in my bed asleep but woke up when an old Singer sewing machine hit me in the head," Dewhirst said.

Next week on Appalachin ER...
 
2006-03-20 01:02:55 PM  
Hey Sambora In honor of the flying trailer monkey, I think all Springfield Farkers should meet at the Skybox for a drink or two. How does Friday sound?
 
2006-03-20 06:08:56 PM  
I smell a new extreme sport...
 
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