Breast implants save shooting victim


December 23, 2002, 10:16 PM
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Woman shot in chest but saved by silicone implants

A Brazilian woman, shot in crossfire between police and drug dealers, was saved by her silicone breast implants.

Doctors said the silicone had slowed the bullet up enough to prevent it from causing her a serious injury.

Jane Selma Soares was caught up in shooting between police officers and drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro.

She told Las Ultimas Noticias newspaper that even though she tried to hide, a bullet hit her in the chest.

When she got to a nearby hospital doctors realised her implants had stopped the bullet entering her body further.

The doctor who treated her said: "If there was no silicone the bullet could have reached a vital organ causing serious damage."

A plastic surgeon was called in to fix the damage and took the opportunity to increase the size of Mrs Soares' breasts with more silicone.

She said: "I'm twice happy, first because my prosthesis saved my life and also because now I look even more beautiful."

Story filed: 14:48 Monday 23rd December 2002

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December 23, 2002, 10:37 PM
Water, silicone, fat etc etc.
Tween your vitals and the bad guy.
All decrease the performance of hollow points...
And to a lesser extent, ball.

Tis all relative.

And luck.


December 23, 2002, 10:52 PM
I was going to let this go, but one glance at the "HTH" thread and I just had to come back.....


So who was the boob that wrote this article?
-- Lefty

I know, I know. I'll hate myself in the morning..... :p

December 24, 2002, 01:36 AM
"High Road."


December 24, 2002, 10:02 AM
Ladies...if you ever wanted a reason, there it is. :D


PS My wife said "I'll take the risk, thanks." :D :D :D

Al Thompson
December 24, 2002, 11:35 AM
Dennis, Preacherman is just keeping us abreast of the latest tactile trends..

December 24, 2002, 12:41 PM
Not a bad idea! ;)

December 24, 2002, 01:34 PM
So that pamela anderson bodyguard show 'VIP' is based in reality...

December 24, 2002, 01:53 PM
Aren't they also good flotation devices? :)

December 24, 2002, 04:05 PM
i figured fat would be a better floatation device than silicone....

Pappy John
December 24, 2002, 04:10 PM
That settles it....mine are on order.:D :D

December 25, 2002, 02:44 AM
Nice to look at and practical as a self defense measure. Interesting, wouldn't you say?

December 25, 2002, 02:47 AM
"(Insert state here) police are planning on upgrading from Bullet Proof Vests to slicone inserts soon.

Some reasons for the change?

'I can sleep and wake up all ready to go to work and be protected'

'They make nice accesories and go so well with spaghetti straps'

'I've always wanted an extra shelf'

The woman had no comment except that they are happy that they won't be getting stared at when wearing revealing tops..."

:D :D

December 25, 2002, 02:50 AM
Yeah, where can i get a set of those ?? They'd have to be black,you know, to be tactical and all.. :D

December 25, 2002, 02:54 AM
You people are incorrigible. :D

Jim March
December 25, 2002, 03:19 AM
Without 'em she might have been..."tits up"?

errrr...'cept it appear she WAS!?

Iiiii'm confooooosed!

December 25, 2002, 03:36 AM

Man knocked over but unhurt as stray bullet hits his jeans zip

A Brazilian says the zip on his jeans saved him when a stray bullet hit it.

The builder was at a street party in Sao Paulo when police and a kidnapping gang started firing at each other.

The man who hasn't been named says the force of the stray bullet knocked him to the floor.

He told the Agora SP newspaper: "Thank God it hit my zip and left me unhurt. I feel like I'm born again."

Police arrested the gang leader after he was shot in the back. Ten other people were hurt but there were no deaths.

Witness Maria do Socorro Nunes said of the gunfight: "People were screaming all over the place."

December 25, 2002, 03:43 AM
Geez, that last one was painful to read. :eek:

Where can I buy these Level III privates?

December 25, 2002, 06:24 AM
Where are the tactical kevlar bras and pants??

Skunk, time for you to complain to the bra and pants makers.

Sleeping Dog
December 25, 2002, 06:55 AM
I think I need a "Keyboard Condom" so I can spray coffee safely after reading some of these posts.

Good one.

Regards. (and happy to be here)

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2002, 08:34 AM
Tactical breast implants? Now if they'd just make them with flashlights in them, we could call them ... ummmmm .... "headlights"? Naw, no one would ever call them THAT!

:D :rolleyes: :p

December 25, 2002, 08:57 AM
I told my wife about this story last night and she said, "See, there's another reason for me to get some of those!" With three kids it has not been a priority but since it has become a safety issue I might have to relent and get her a pair. Really not a hard decision as I would just spend the money on some other toys if not on these newfangled ballistic protectors. I would of course only do this in the interest of increasing her safety, and I guess that the bigger the protectors the better the protection right? If it saves just one wife's life then it is worth it. Man, sometimes my generous, caring and selfless nature surprises me.

December 25, 2002, 06:07 PM
Call me strange, but I'm encouraging my wife to get a set for the front AND rear, you just never know when the BG will come up from behind.

December 25, 2002, 07:05 PM
Nothing like have a bullet proof breast.

Lucky girl :p

December 26, 2002, 01:29 AM
OK, 80fl - you're STRANGE!!! :eek: :rolleyes: :D

December 26, 2002, 02:28 AM
After reading all these posts:

Stay away from Brazil
we've some strange members
cover keyboard before reading this thread and subsequent posts

December 26, 2002, 08:28 AM
Mr. Preacherman, If I want to be made sport of, I'll sit in my own pew, thank you very much:D

2nd Amendment
December 26, 2002, 10:39 AM
I wondered what critical mass was for board appears now I know. :D

December 26, 2002, 10:51 AM
2nd...I am officially "critical mass"

I think I'm gonna like this place!

Bottom Gun
December 26, 2002, 11:51 AM
I wonder what protection level they'd be rated?

December 26, 2002, 12:05 PM
Bottom gun, PLEASE don't go there!!!... Can you imagine the comments about DD ratings and sizes??? :eek:

December 26, 2002, 01:56 PM
:) :D ;)

December 26, 2002, 08:50 PM
Surely, our confused military can find a use for implants!

December 26, 2002, 11:11 PM
gunzongas! Hee hee! I said gunzongas. <snicker>

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