So it’s national eating disorder awareness week and I wanted to share this lovely news story with you all about a woman who wanted to lose some weight but changed her mind after her love handles literally saved her life…
Woman says her love handles saved her life
After incident: ‘I want to be as big as I can if it’s going to stop a bullet’
The Associated Press
updated 7:05 p.m. ET, Tues., Feb. 23, 2010
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A Florida woman said her love handles saved her life when she was shot entering an Atlantic City bar. Samantha Lynn Frazier said she heard two pops when she walked into Herman’s Place early Saturday. The 35-year-old then felt pain and saw blood on her hand after she grabbed her left side. Atlantic City police said Frazier was an innocent bystander.
Detective Lt. Charles Love said the gunman was aiming for a man who escaped with a bullet hole in his down jacket.
The suspect remains at large.
Frazier told The Press of Atlantic City that “I could have been dead. They said my love handles saved my life.”
Frazier also told the newspaper that she had been “hollering” that she wanted to lose weight. She now said “I want to be as big as I can if it’s going to stop a bullet.”
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