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a death at SARS-stock

the journal of Michael Werneburg

twenty-five years and one million words

Toronto, 2003.08.18

There's a rumor going 'round that SARS-stock may not have been the care-free event everyone made it out to be. Apparently someone coasted across the entry gates in the final stages of a heroin overdose just as the gates opened.

The organizers apparently said, "It happened off site, it doesn't count!" and whisked the whole thing under the carpet. Someone I was speaking to knew one of the medics at the site, and they said it was the only actual medical emergency all day.

Still, a death by OD is a hell of a way to start your day (for a paramedic)!

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