Metal Sticks to 'Magnet Boy'

Doctor says Paulo David Amorim's health not at risk
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 10, 2011 5:17 PM CDT

A real-life Magneto in Brazil? Metal appears to stick to Paulo David Amorim, reports the AP, citing local media. The 11-year-old’s apparently magnetic qualities have led classmates to nickname him “magnet boy.” Though a doctor says he’s never seen such a case before, he adds that the boy’s health is not at risk. (More strange stuff stories.)

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