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    Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    ROME (Reuters) - Police rescued two teenage Bulgarian sisters from a circus in southern Italy which forced one of them to swim with flesh-eating piranhas for the amusement of guests, police said.

    While the 19-year-old sister swam in a transparent tank, the younger, 16-year-old was forced into a container where the circus staff tossed snakes at her. She was injured by one of the snakes, police said........
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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    ahh back in my day we voluntarily swam with snakes to make us tougher. that way we could lick the russians.


    (by no means do i hate russians. although they could stand to be a little more polite)
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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    This is crazy!
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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    Maybe he shouldn't have picked to work for the circus
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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    "gregair13" wrote:
    Maybe he shouldn't have picked to work for the circus
    Next time a kid decides to "run away to the circus" just show them this story lol

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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    I recently watched a documentary on piranhas a week or so ago.
    The guy actually got in the water and swam with them with no ill effects..... :

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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    "erik5032" wrote:
    "gregair13" wrote:
    Maybe he shouldn't have picked to work for the circus
    Next time a kid decides to "run away to the circus" just show them this story lol
    I hope my kid actually has a brain...
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    Re: Circus "slave" forced to swim with piranhas

    "gregair13" wrote:
    Maybe he shouldn't have picked to work for the circus
    That is true and kinda funny....but he was slave.

    Definitions of slave on the Web:

    a person who is owned by someone
    someone who works as hard as a slave
    someone entirely dominated by some influence or person; "a slave to fashion"; "a slave to cocaine"; "his mother was his abject slave"
    work very hard, like a slave
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