People who are struck by lightning and survive can acquire these branching, fractal scars - Lichtenberg figures - thought to be from capillary damage sustained as the current runs along the skin.
Lightning strike. Oh my goodness gracious, I can feel the pain. This is NOT a tat - well, I guess it's a tat by mother nature.
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Struck by Jennifer Bosworth - Mia Price's lightning scars (aka Lichtenberg figures)
struck by lightning burns | struck by lightening
A lichtenberg scar, left by a lightning strike, apparently. You don't believe me do you, here, look: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichtenberg_figure
If you get struck by lightning you get scars like these... or die ...
Lichtenberg fractal scars after lightning strikes
Lichtenberge Lightning Scars.
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