Roy Horn in Reader’s Digest

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Postby Dustin Stinett » 05/01/04 09:43 AM

The upside of having a wife who subscribes to (and actually reads) Readers Digest (Americas foremost medical journal) is that she will point out to me the occasional article that might interest me. The April 2004 issue has an article about Roys mauling incident titled Siegfried & Roy: Stage Fright; What Really Happened. Typically RD short and concise (about seven pages of text, plus a couple of photos), the article, written by Alanna Nash, is actually one of the better ones I have read about the incident. It dismisses the notion that Monticore was trying to help Roy with the more likely scenario that the tiger was carrying Roy to a more private area to deliver the killing bite. You might want to take a look.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 05/01/04 05:41 PM

Dustin, please photocopy and mail to The Genii Office. Thanks!
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Postby Alain Roy » 05/02/04 01:19 PM

According to the Reader's Digest web site, you can receive reprinted articles directly from them. Just call 800-289-6457.

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