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by Randy Cassingham

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Wish This One Got Away
Paul Trabulsy, 41, was fishing in the Atlantic with his 17-year-old son and a co-worker 20 miles off Ft. Pierce, Fla., when they saw something floating in the water. “We noticed an ear, and sure enough, there was a head floating from the neck up,” Trabulsy said. A severed human head. They pulled it aboard, but since it was a rare treat to go fishing they “just put it in a bag in a bucket. It’d been out there a while — what’s a couple of hours?” They didn’t arrive in Ft. Pierce for about five hours. Meanwhile, “We named him Bob,” Trabulsy notes. (Ft. Pierce Tribune) ...Yeah, and no doubt the rest of his body is on someone’s front porch and named Matt.
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