The Most Extreme Way to Get Out of the Cold
In case you’ve been snuggling warmly under your covers watching Netflix for the past 11 days, I have two things to say to you: first of all, it’s really, really cold outside. And secondly, I want your life.
How cold is it outside? Like feels-like-many-degrees-below-zero cold. Cold enough that you’d do anything in the world to get into the warmth. Including sending yourself to prison.
A man named Robert Vick in Kentucky had been serving a six-year sentence for burglary and criminal possession of a forged instrument when he decided to pull an Andy Dufresne and make a break for it. And he did!
Unfortunately for him, Mother Nature is a total narc and made it too cold for him to go on the lam and he ended up turning himself in just so he’d have a warm place to stay.
Here’s to next time, Robert.