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Farmer amputates his leg after it’s caught in machinery: ‘I guess I’m stubborn’

NBC News
A farmer has told how he cut off his own leg with a penknive after it got caught in machinery.

Nebraska farmer Kurt Kaser was working when he found himself in a terrifying situation. His leg got stuck in a piece of farm equipment as Kaser was unloading corn. Alone and realizing he had to quickly make a decision, Kaser used a pocketknife to amputate his own leg to free himself. I thought …

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