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Pencil Removed From Man's Head After 15 Years

May 29, 2013
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German doctors say a man unknowingly spent 15 years with a pencil in his head, but it has now been removed. The unnamed man says he doesn't know how it got there, but it's out now and doctors say he's going to be alright. It's not the first time this has happened; a German woman had a pencil in her skull for even longer. Patrick Jones reports.

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