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Cell Phone Takes a Bullet for New Orleans Man

Having two first names is cool, but being saved by your cell phone is even cooler.

The Times-Picayune reports that a New Orleans man by the name of Ronald Richard was mowing the lawn last Saturday when a stray .45 caliber bullet hit him in the chest. But somehow, instead of killing him, the bullet hit his Motorola RAZR; the phone was destroyed, and Richard was fine. The bullet may have come from the woods near Richard's home.

Making the story even more miraculous, Richard normally clips his cell phone to the hip pocket of his overalls. On this particular Saturday, however, he hooked it to the chest of the overalls just over his heart.

"Something hit me in the chest really hard," said Richard. When he removed his sweater and opened his phone's case, a .45-caliber bullet fell out of it. "I don't look at any of this as coincidence," Richard said Wednesday. "I look at this as God telling me to put my cell phone in that pocket, and I'm grateful and humbled."

There's one thing that doesn't make sense, though: We thought God used an iPhone? [From: Nola.com]

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