The .22 Caliber Sneeze: Italian Man Ejects Bullet From Nose

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After being hit in his temple by a .22 caliber bullet during New Year’s festivities, Darco Sangermano miraculously sneezed out the bullet through his nose.

The 28-year-old was hit while strolling around Naples, Italy–a city known for its infamously rowdy New Year’s celebrations, often includimg fireworks and firearms.

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While waiting to be seen by a doctor in the hospital, Sangermano sneezed the bullet out his right nostril.

Sangermano is not expected to lose use of his eye, despite splinters of bone left by the bullet. (via The Telegraph)