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What is Wrong With These People? 10 Year Old Boy Puts on 215 Pairs of Underpants For Charity and to Set a World Record

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Ten-year old Jack Singer—a twisted kid if we've ever seen one—decided to spend his tenth birthday putting on 215 pairs of underwear in an effort to set a world record for most underwear worn at once (or something like that).

What's really scary is that by the time he'd reached the 195th pair of underpants, he'd cut off circulation to his lower half and his legs had fallen asleep. Instead of stopping the insanity, for fear of crushing a child under heaps of underwear or causing any kind of damage to vital organs (or legs) below the waist, his parents lay him down and kept going.

Anyway, he didn't lose his legs and wound up breaking the world record and asked his friends for cash donations for a Marine. Maybe this will be good on a college application one day. All's well that ends well. Now, go put on some pants, kid.
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