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Published:November 20th, 2014 10:03 EST
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Electric Shock Turns Russian Boy into Magneto Boy: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Twelve-year-old Nikolai Kryaglyachenko was walking home from school one day when he stopped to lean against a lamppost.

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Unfortunately for Nikolai, the lamppost had a faulty wire and the schoolboy was blasted across the street by a jolt of electricity.

`When I came round, I felt groggy, but managed to get home and told my mum what had happened. When I woke up the next day and got out of bed, I found some coins that had been lying on the mattress had stuck to my body. Then when I was having breakfast and dropped my spoon, it stuck to my chest,` Nikolai revealed."

New York Post

The pudgy Russian lad bears no physical resemblance to a superhero, but he wields powers similar to those of Marvel character Magneto.

Nikolai`s newly accrued powers won`t fend off attacks from bullies, but at least he`s gained a measure of Internet fame.

It`s interesting how most of the metal objects that get stuck to his fat belly are spoons and forks, homeboy needs to put down those utensils and pick up some barbells.

Read More:

http://nypost.com/2014/11/19/meet-magneto-boy-the-kid-who-attracts-metal-with-his-body/

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