In a Strange Twist of Fate, This 30-Year-Old Woman's Breast Implant Saved Her Life

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While walking down the street at night, Katie McDonnell sustained an injury that should have killed her. She didn't even realize the extent of the damage until she looked down...

Unlikely Scenario

Generally speaking, breast implants are an aesthetic choice—not a method of self-defense. However, for one 30-year-old Canadian woman, these simple bags of silicon managed to save her from a deadly fate...

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Making History

There few recorded instances in which a person's breast implant has played a significant role in saving their life. Doctors were stunned by the woman's condition when she took herself to the nearest emergency room. They had never seen anything like this before...

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