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a Florida man named Jordan Rivera had his arm torn off by a 10-and-a-half-foot alligator behind a bar called Banditos Bar. Fortunately, another person who was drinking at the bar came to his rescue and helped him escape to safety. Rivera, who is 23 years old, was last seen at the bar near a pond in Port Charlotte, Florida, as confirmed by officials and witnesses.

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    CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – DECEMBER 08: An aligator surfaces in a pond near located near the Space Shuttle Discovery as it sits on launch pad 39b at Kennedy Space Center December 8, 2006 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA will attempt another nighttime shuttle launch December 19 after scrubbing after the first due to excessive cloud cover. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Despite the traumatic incident, Jordan Rivera remained remarkably calm. When interviewed by WSAT, he expressed a resilient perspective, stating that although he lost his arm, it wasn’t the end of the world and he was grateful to still be alive.


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