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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c4(1/30/2005)

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Alexander Benages of Hillsborough, Calif., fell off a 44-story bridge, in the San Francisco bay area, which resulted in a broken pelvis, broken ankle, three broken ribs, a broken shoulder and a punctured lung. Yet he managed to survive!

After his release from jail for attempted lottery fraud, Stancu Ogica of Romania, Legitimately won $33,000 in the lottery!

Some South Korean parents commemorate their child's birth by gold-plating the umbilical cord!

Using thousands of gun parts, British artist Lucy Wood created a map of London!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) How high was the bridge that Alexander fell off?

(2) Why was Stancu in jail?

(3) How do some South Korean parents commemorate their child's birth?

(4) What was the map of London made of?

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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