Now that is an awesome headline! As my friend Kelly, who sent me the link, said, “Only in Florida …” This is one hell of a story to read. You can file this one as “Reason #419 Not to Get High on Crack and Fall Asleep Next to a Lake in Central Florida”. I love the line, “It was not clear why Apgar was in the lake.”
“A 45-year-old man was hospitalized after four sheriff’s deputies rescued him from the jaws of a nearly 12-foot alligator Wednesday, while he was naked and high on crack cocaine.”
I can tell you from personal experience that there are few things in life as scary as being confronted with an alligator in the dark. There were probably a half-dozen times while I was in college that I came within three or four feet of a gator while on my morning runs. Crew practice started at five a.m. and Lake Newnan is in the middle of a swamp. I remember one time my crewmates and I had to sit in the boat on the water for a good half hour while we waited for a nasty-looking gator to get bored with sunning himself on our dock …
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