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Published:November 6th, 2014 10:39 EST

Polish Medical Student Dies Taking Selfie on Bridge: No Pollock Jokes Please!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A pretty Polish medical student died after she fell 15 feet from a bridge while taking a selfie.

The victim " a tourist on holiday in Spain " had been trying to take a photo of herself when she slipped and fell, crashing onto the concrete footings of the famous Puente de Triana bridge in the southern Spanish city of Seville.


Police said Sylwia Rajchel, 23, from the city of Lublin in eastern Poland, was balancing on the ledge of the bridge when the accident happened just after midnight."

New York Daily News

I refuse to surrender to the temptation to make Pollack jokes; the family of this beautiful woman of Polish descent has suffered enough.

However this is the fate that should befall anyone who takes a selfie, a selfie is the perfect symbol of our self-obsessed society.

My condolences to the grieving family, I hope Rajchel will be posthumously awarded a Darwin Award.

Unfortunately, the selfie craze won`t die unless Kim Kardashian falls off the Golden Gate Bridge while taking a selfie.

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