Sunday, October 18, 2009

Excitement over Headless Twin

Photo Courtesy of Khaosod

NAKORN RATCHASIMA – Local residents are excited about a strange baby corpse. The baby has no head or arms, only a body and two legs; a malformed female twin. The first twin is alive and well – there were no complications for the mother either. Doctors said the limbless baby had died inside the mothers womb. Doctors said it was a bit strange but not totally weird.

Relatives put the baby in a fish tank and prayed to it for five days. Locals travelled to see the baby, pleading for miracles and fortune.

After the delivery of the first twin, the doctor noted that something was strange about the second, and told the mother to push harder. What slipped out was a headless, armless baby.

The corpse will be buried after it rots in the fish tank, said the mother and other relatives. Until then, the headless baby will be a spectacle of wonder for locals –a kind of godly, stinking, putrid lump of meat.

Writer: Adrian Tse & Chet Chetchotisak