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5 Lightning Myths Busted

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Jun 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-26 11:18:07-04

They say a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing, and that's especially true when it comes to lightning.

For instance, lightning doesn't kill everyone it strikes.

Only about 10 percent of lightning strike victims die, but the remaining survivors do struggle with life-long health issues like chronic pain, slower reaction time and problems multi-tasking just to name a few.

As lightning safety awareness week winds down, here are five more misconceptions about lightning.