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Boy Rescued After Tongue Gets Stuck On Metal Pole

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An 8-year-old boy in Woodward, Okla., was challenged to a dare and ended up re-creating a classic scene in the movie A Christmas Story. Before firefighters freed him, the boy spent 10 minutes on tiptoes with his tongue stuck to a stop sign pole.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

An 8-year-old boy in Woodward, Oklahoma, was challenged to a dare and ended up re-creating a classic scene in the movie "A Christmas Story."

(Soundbite of movie "A Christmas Story")

SCOTT SCHWARTZ (Actor): (as "Flick") Are you kidding? Stick my tongue to that stupid pole? That's dumb!

R. D. ROBB (Actor): (as "Schwartz") That's 'cause you know it'll stick.

SCHWARTZ: You're full of it!

ROBB: Oh yeah?

SCHWARTZ: Yeah!

ROBB: Well, I double-dog-dare you!

MONTAGNE: Before firefighters freed him, the Oklahoma boy spent 10 minutes on tiptoes with his tongue stuck to a stop sign. It's MORNING EDITION.

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