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Why You Shouldn’t Eat a Slug (In Case You Need Reasons)

Published March 16, 2018

Sam Ballard was 19 years old when friends at a party dared him to swallow a slug. Within days, the Australian teen developed a rare form of meningitis and fell into a coma that lasted more than a year. Even after waking up, he remains paralyzed from the neck down…