US Park Ranger Roy C. Sullivan from Virginia holds the record for the person most times struck by lightning - and living to tell the tale. Between 1942 and 1983, Roy has the dubious distinction of being struck by lightning seven times. He was known as the Human Lightning Rod.The first lightning strike in 1942 happened as he was working up in a lookout tower and the lighting bolt shot through his leg and knocked his big toenail off. In 1969 while he was driving along a mountain road a second strike burned off his eyebrows and knocked him unconscious. Another strike just a year later, while he was walking across his yard to get the mail, left his shoulder seared. He was standing in the office at the ranger station in 1972 when lightning set his hair on fire and Roy had to throw a bucket of water over his head to cool off. A year later, after his hair had grown back, a lightning bolt ripped through his hat and hit him on the head, setting his hair on fire again. It threw him out of his truck, knocked his left shoe off and seared his legs. A sixth strike hit him in 1976 while he was checking on a campsite, injuring his ankle. The last lightning bolt to hit Roy in 1977 happened while he was fishing. It sent him to hospital with chest and stomach burns. Roy Sullivan was never killed by lighting - he committed suicide while in his 70's in 1983 reportedly distraught over the loss of a woman.


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Hebbie-jebbie
In God we trust. Though sickness and health
though sadness and pain though happince and strengh,God is there for us. When we need it smile wink wassat tongue laughing sad angry crying

Hebbie-jebbie
He was a good man... to bad he died crying
Did he get struck 8 times wow!
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HOW????????????????????????? can he survive IT
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Guest
being hit by lighting 7 times was a repeated warning to this guy for something tht he was continuously doing wrong.

Guest
stfu dude, God wouldn't care wat a single fucking individual in this infinite universe think. Give some credit to the dam man he got struck seven times!!!! God is probably going like holy albino hedgehog I did a good job making this one.

Guest
its funny how people keep writing 'not even God could kill him', if He wanted Him dead, He wouldnt even have to move a finger. so please watch your mouth..

ME
I can't believe it crying
Well I guess "a broken heart" hurts more than "lightning"
I wish I never have to indure that much pain
and what women can hurt a man that much that he would kill himself angry

Guest
You have to admit this guy has to be pretty lucky to survive seven lightning strikes. Not even God can kill him. But, its a shame that he;s going to hell since he killed himself.

Guest
Chuck Norris doesn't get struck by lightning he strikes back!

Guest
You guys a horrible! How could you be making jokes?angry

Guest
Until it happens to you or your loved one, you have no idea what it's like. Today is one year since my husband was strick by lightening while installing a dishwasher. He is lucky to be alive. He of course doesn't think so. He has been in physical therapy for a year so far and speech therapy for 6 months because of memory loss. He can no longer work or do the things he loved to do before the accident because of the amount of pain that runs through his body. If it happens to you, lets see if your still laughing.

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wow shut up yo it tastes like metal
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Guest
he was struck by lightning 7 times and nothing happened, but he killed him self over a woman..that means that GOD couldn't this guy so he sent in the experts:)

I don't know if its ok for atheists to tell this joke:)well i did it anyway..

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the worst place to be during a lightning storm is in a car so wht was dat dude thinking wowowowowowowowowowowwoowowowowow i feel sorry hope u had survived (didnt read whole article but sorry)

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adam is gay

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mexican for lifesad sad sad sad sad

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smile Omg this happend to me it was so scarycrying crying crying crying angry sad laughing wassat

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Is this the character from the movie "Benjamin button"

Guest
EVERYONE THAT SEES THIS SAY HI
FROM THE PERSON THAT LOVES ZACHsmile

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I LOVE YO SO MUCH ZACHIE! YOU ARE SO CUTE!! I LOVE YOU!!!

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Zach Wallace I love you more than anyone! You are my bestie!!!! Love ya lots!
Your BFFL, THE REAL ONE

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ZACHIE W. ILY

Guest
where are there good pics of this guy? i feel terrible for him!
P.S. ILY zach!! Love, your BFFL ( you know who i am!)

Guest
you guys suck! how can you laugh at this guy? you should really feel bad. i doubt you would be laughing if it were you.

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laughing

MCash
Greg Giraldo just included Roy in his comedy sketch, I wanted to see if it was true. Unbelievable.

Guest
Isn't it interesting that it took a woman to do what the All Mighty had been trying to do for decades?!?

Gpc
I saw Roy on a TV show in the 70's called What my line
He brought his hat on to show the hole from the lightning

Guest
Go and see the blind comedian, Chris McCausland at The Edinburgh Festival this year (2009). His show is called 7 Strikes and is based on Roy's story. It's hilarious!

Writerman
I wrote a novel based on this guy. Only I uped it to 9 times wassat Boy would that suck!

Brendon
There is a band from Maine called Loverless that has done a concept album based on Roy's story. Go to myspace.com/loverless to hear their music.

Amber
I didnt think tis was true a magician came to my school and told us about this but this is just unbelieveable O my goodness

miz
7 lightning bolts could not get him .... but one woman's strike could .... ouch

Kim~Kiff
thats sick! how can yall be laughing at this story? angry thats horrible of what happened to him.

pahahahaha :)

Fire-Woman
All those lightning bolts didn't knock any sense into him if he thought suicide over a woman was the only answer in his 70's!!

J
laughing haha.he got struck 7 timez.dat sucks 4 him!!!crying tongue

i read somewhere that he was struck 8 times...you might want to check your info....haha

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