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Published:March 8th, 2015 11:29 EST

Man Walks on Frozen Lake to Escape Detroit! Wouldn't You?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man in the middle of frozen Lake St. Clair on Thursday as he attempted to walk from Detroit to Toronto.


Members of the Coast Guard 9th District on board the ice breaker Cutter Neah Bay spotted the 25-year-old man at about 9:30 a.m. walking in the middle of the frozen lake."


I can understand why someone would want to escape the crime-ridden hellhole of Detroit for the relative paradise of Toronto.

This dude isn`t nuts, he`s just desperate. I would crawl on my knees, in the middle of winter, in a frozen lake, to escape the execrable city of Detroit.  

When the man was rescued by the Coast Guard he was in the beginning stages of hypothermia, he is now safe and sound, and most importantly not in the post-apocalyptic nightmare known as Detroit.

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