Chicago Man Acquires Nine-Foot Tapeworm

Chicago Man Acquires Nine-Foot Tapeworm

There are 2 comments on the ChowHound story from Aug 26, 2008, titled Chicago Man Acquires Nine-Foot Tapeworm. In it, ChowHound reports that:

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Coeur D Alene, ID

#1 Nov 22, 2008
Oh man I saw this on tv.
Mystery ER on the Health Network 10-26-2007 ?
It was about a young man Aaron, who was taken to the the E.R. with seizures, doctors discover a strange mass inside the boy's brain. Fearful it's cancer, they prepare Aaron for a biopsy until a sharp-eyed radiologist identifies it as a pork tapeworm.
Now,that in its self would be bad enough, but this is a strick Jewish community that DOES NOT DO PORK!!!!
They trace it back to some illegal help.
Seems like the whole communty has this PORK TAPEWORM. When they are all asked to take a blood test to confirm. All illegals disapear!

Just curious........

Mary Ellen Walton

Clarksville, TN

#2 Nov 23, 2008
Ew. that is awful.

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