German Kid Beamed By a Meteorite
Ever wonder how it feels to be hit by a pea-sized meteorite traveling 30,000 miles per hour? Now there's one person on earth who knows. Fourteen-year-old Gerrit Blank was walking to school in Essen, Germany, when a "ball of light" struck his hand--then created a (get this) FOOT-WIDE crater in the ground.
Gerrit is now being studied by scientists who believe he may soon begin to exhibit super-human powers. JK.
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(Many thanks to Big K and S for sending me this story!)