Leo Piskula coughed

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Leo Piskula coughed - fatal "temporary for 29 Years, Finally Locates...
fatal "temporary for 29 Years, Finally Locates Cause MILWAUKEE -W- Leo Piskula, 30, Milwaukee, has stopped coughing for the first time in 29 years. Doctors removed a leg of an alarm clock f r o m his lung. Piskula's father, Hilary, said the boy had swallowed the piece of metal when he was one year old the incident had been forgotten. Year after year young Piskula was bothered by a persistent cough. He was X-rayed several times without finding the answer. He coughed through school, the army and when he Went to work as a bus driver here. Finally an X-ray plate showed a dark object in one lung. Doctors pulled out the clock leg yesterday, and Piskula smilingly took a deep breath. His cough was gone. Two

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  1. Waukesha Daily Freeman,
  2. 13 Jan 1950, Fri,
  3. Page 12

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