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    May 23, 2014

    Man Falls 70 Feet Into An Ice Crevasse, Tapes His Survival

    WARNING: Graphic images and language.

    John All, a Western Kentucky University professor, survived a 70-foot fall into an ice crevasse during a recent research trip in Nepal.

    After five grueling hours, the 44-year-old man was able to use an ice axe to climb to the surface and reach safety, despite five broken ribs, a broken arm, and a dislocated shoulder.


    And he managed to videotape the whole thing.


    Since John was traveling two days ahead of his research crew, he had to send a text message to his colleagues through a GPS tracking device when he got back to his tent. His fellow researchers arranged a helicopter rescue, but due to bad weather, John was forced to spend the night on the mountain before being airlifted to a nearby hospital.

    According to John's Facebook page, he checked himself out of the hospital the very next day, describing "Injuries across my body but no single one will kill me."

    Watch his incredible survival below:

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