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Struck By Lightning Scar

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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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.

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If you get struck by lightning you get scars like these... or die ...

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This is what happens to human skin when it's struck by lightning! It's called a Lichtenberg figure - the branching pattern made by electricity as seen on the arm of Winston Kemp who was struck by lightning.

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