Woman Celebrating Good Luck Stabs Herself

An Indiana woman who wanted to give thanks for a recent run of good luck stabbed herself in the foot while performing a ritual, police said. Katherine Gunter, a Wiccan, went to a cemetery during the full moon and marked her good luck by burning incense and driving a 3-foot sword into the ground. She ended up in the hospital.

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An Indiana woman wanted to give thanks for a recent run of good luck. Katherine Gunter is Wiccan, so police say she performed a ritual. She went to a cemetery during the full moon. She marked her good luck by burning incense and drove a 3-foot sword into the ground. And that apparently is where her good luck ran out. Her friends took her to the hospital after she drove down the 3-foot sword and apparently stabbed herself in the foot.

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