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  1. Lucky13

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    Pilot Lt Ford of the 36th FS 8th Fighter Group miraculously walks away from the crash landing of his P-38L Lightning, 20 December 1944...
     
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    And instead of helping the guy, the photographer thinks first about taking a picture? I wonder if it's staged.
     
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    Ford does look kind'a sad.
     
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    he walked away from it...isn't that a good landing?
     
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    Isn't any landing you walk away from a good landing...
     
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    Wonder how much longer he stayed walking for, after the adrenaline wore off.

    I've seen someone walk away from an accident a then spend months in hospital due to back injuries.

    But journalists always think about the story before helping, kind of like a wildlife photographer - they don't like to interfere...
     
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    the way he is walking is like a guy who just loaded up his pants...and just realized it. who could blame him
     
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