AdolfOliverPanties: It took a team of 50 doctors to remove a pencil jammed into the brain of a 19-month old girl.Must have been one fark of a big operating theater.
sno man: Hold my pencil tiny doctor.
Mugato: I was going to be snarky and ask what color the pencil was but it was orange.
nekom: [img152.imageshack.us image 640x480]Simpsons did it./best of luck to the kid and family
AbbeySomeone: The cynical Farkette in me wants to know how soon charges will be brought against the parents for endangering the child.My mothering sense can't imagine the horror of the incident./shudder
MmmmBacon: Ban colored pencils!
Beerguy: MmmmBacon: Ban colored pencils!That doesn't go far enough, ban toddlers!
nekom: [img152.imageshack.us image 640x480]Simpsons did it.
FloydA: If only the kid had been carrying a concealed colored pencil of her own, she would have been able to defend herself.
Boonaroo: FTFA . . . . She is expected to make a full recovery.Minus an eye.
Philbb: Beerguy: MmmmBacon: Ban colored pencils!That doesn't go far enough, ban toddlers!Your position goes to far, we should just ban toddlers!
CruiserTwelve: Why do they have to point out that the pencil was colored? If it was white would they have pointed that out? Buncha racists.
BronyMedic: Boonaroo: FTFA . . . . She is expected to make a full recovery.Minus an eye.Nope. Look at the CT Slice.[tribktla.files.wordpress.com image 300x170]It went around the globe, not through it, and through the basilar bones into her brain. It doesn't even look like it involves the optic nerve.
KrispyKritter: Ticonderoga is feeling pretty smug right about now./ you can have my #2 when you pry it from my cold, dead hands
AverageAmericanGuy: [picayune.uclick.com image 600x828]
beautifulbob: And nothing of value was lost. Even though it ran through both hemispheres doctors say nothing vital was damaged. Future air head for sure.
bigredmoose: She Jokered herself
jtown: AverageAmericanGuy: [picayune.uclick.com image 600x828][s3-ak.buzzfed.com image 425x563]Note the flesh colored adhesive bandage from another panel.
big pig peaches: That is some irresponsible parenting.
LDM90: Kids fall sometimes.
Amos Quito: A
AppleOptionEsc: beautifulbob: And nothing of value was lost. Even though it ran through both hemispheres doctors say nothing vital was damaged. Future air head for sure.I ain't no medical doctor (and I'm sure I'm missing the joke), but (from my limited understanding)the reason a bullet does such horrendous damage to the brain is because the shock-wave is about the size of a fist. While horrible, the impact of a pencil is...pencil sized./brain allegedly stops growing at 13 or so//so he will hopefully be normalish
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