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Published:December 20th, 2008 10:18 EST

Old Dude Goes To Work With Bullet Stuck In Skull

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A man who was hit by a stray bullet in the back of the head is back at work - with the slug still stuck in his skull. E.T. Strickland, 74, a commercial real estate seller, said the bullet hurts, but not enough to keep him from his job.

Strickland was told by his doctors not to have the bullet removed unless it was pressing on any arteries or causing health problems. He does plan to see a neurosurgeon though because he wants it taken out if possible."

The Associated Press

I`m not ashamed to admit that I will call in sick if I stub my toe or if I think I may be catching a cold. I certainly don`t admire this brown-noser who goes to work with a bullet stuck in his skull, what`s he doing working when he`s 74 freakin` years old anyway?

This old codger is missing out on using "the bullet stuck in skull" excuse from avoding doing a lot of unpleasant tasks.

Honey, what do you mean "take out the trash", I have a bullet in my brain!

How am I supposed to help my great grandson with his math, I can`t think with a damn slug in my brain!

Sorry honey not tonight, this darn bullet in my brain is giving me a headache.

Just reading about a bullet stuck in a guy`s brain has really stressed me out, I think I`m going to call in sick to