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Pool Drain Pulls Small Intestine Out Of Young Girl

By RobotGod     Jul 5, 2007 in World
A 6-year-old Edina, Minn. girl has been hospitalized after a horrific accident at a swimming pool. Abigail Taylor was severely injured Friday when she sat over an open drain hole in a wading pool at the Minneapolis Golf Club.
This is one of those stories that is so unbelievable, yet true.
As she was leaving the pool, she fell.
"She more or less blacked out, she passed out, fell face-first onto the pool decking," he said. The family thought it was a seizure.
The suction had tore a 2 inch tear in her rectum and more or less disemboweled her by pulling out her small intestines, which they found in the pool filter.
Apparently this all happened because the drain cover had been removed.
The pressure on some pool drains can be as strong as 300 pounds per square inch.
She will have to be fed intravenously for the rest of her life and also have a colostomy bag.
This is just horrible. That poor little girl. Her entire life changed by a freak accident.
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