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American rescued from German sculpture of female anatomy

American rescued from German sculpture of female anatomy

SNATCHED TO SAFETY:The unidentified college student suffered a bruised ego, but nothing else. Photo: clipart.com

It took nearly two dozen rescue workers to free an American exchange student who got trapped in a giant sculpture of a vagina.

NBC News reported that the unidentified man got his legs lodged inside the six-foot replica after losing a dare.

The sculpture, installed 13 years ago in Tuebingen, Germany, is reportedly worth $200,000. The college student was freed after about 30 minutes and suffered little more than a bruised ego.

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