The Tapeworm Diet

The Tapeworm Diet

There are 1 comment on the Connect Savannah story from Sep 23, 2008, titled The Tapeworm Diet. In it, Connect Savannah reports that:

In her book Seabiscuit Laura Hillenbrand says 1930s jockeys trying to lose weight would swallow a capsule containing a tapeworm egg.

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AnnDee

Coeur D Alene, ID

#1 Nov 22, 2008
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........

WHO'S COOKING YOUR MEAL TONIGHT

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