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Miracle Birth - Live Octopus

Emily, a teenager from California, was obviously pregnant. Her stomach was protruding; she had morning sickness, the works. She, however, tearfully insisted to her parents that there was no way she could be pregnant. She had never 'done it' with a boy so it just wasn't possible.

It was fairly obvious Emily was pregnant. The signs weren't lying. Her stomach kept growing; she had a large appetite, as well as other common symptoms. Her family was convinced she was pregnant. She kept arguing that she was a virgin so it was impossible.

Finally, Emily convinced her parents to take her to the doctor to check things out. X-rays were taken and the results proved Emily wasn't lying. She had a large tumor in her stomach and surgery was performed immediately. To everyone's astonishment the surgeons didn't remove a tumor, but a small, live octopus that had fastened itself to the lining of Emily's stomach.

Okay, now you're thinking she's a freak - that's crazy! But the craziest part is - it's happened before. Octopus eggs are microscopic in size and laid in clusters of tens of thousands. Usually, they stick to kelp on the bottom of the ocean by a sticky goo. It isn't surprising that a few escape and float to the surface where the chance of being swallowed by an unsuspecting swimmer is possible. Anyway, don't scoff, because Emily is my friend's boyfriend's cousin.

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If you were horrified to read about the choking doberman in last week's Believe It or Not, you will be happy to know that the story wasn't true.

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AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Debating:
"Kirsteeeeen" wrote: Nobody needs another person's permission to be gay, straight, or any other identity. I completely believe it's a part of who you are and how you relate to the world, and that's not something that needs changing. Diversity is important, and regardless of what we're talking about a person's feelings are valid. There are countless reasons people come up with that it's wrong, but there are also countless reasons why it's not. "Diversity is important" To whom? To what extent? For what goal?  "A person's feelings are valid" What does that even mean? Valid in what sense?
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Kirsteeeeen
Kirsteeeeen posted in Debating:
Nobody needs another person's permission to be gay, straight, or any other identity. I completely believe it's a part of who you are and how you relate to the world, and that's not something that needs changing. Diversity is important, and regardless of what we're talking about a person's feelings are valid. There are countless reasons people come up with that it's wrong, but there are also countless reasons why it's not.
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activeeeag1
activeeeag1 posted in Debating:
well men and woman were meant to be together to reproduce if there is no birth theres no continuation of the generation
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XxRuby_PhoenixxX
"geekgirl987" wrote: ​YES. ​ I see no reason that bis and gays should not get the rights that sraights have. There are more ########### than bisexual and gay.
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geekgirl987
geekgirl987 posted in Debating:
​YES. ​ I see no reason that bis and gays should not get the rights that sraights have.
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