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Wyo. man aims to beat record for body piercings

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming man underwent body piercings for nearly five hours in an effort to become the new record holder. Ed Bruns was out to get 1,501 piercings Sunday and break the previous record for one session by 304.

A piercing artist put the 16-gauge piercing needles in the arms, back and legs of the 46-year-old Bruns. Two notary publics were on hand to certify the documentation that will be sent, along with a video, to Guinness World Records. Bruns says he was confident but felt a little tenderness at times.

A few minutes after the stunt was complete, piercing artists removed all but one of the needles. Bruns is keeping one on the back of his head with a small barbell through it.

 

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