Girl Gets Tongue Stuck to Flagpole

Maddie Gilmartin, 12, learned a painful lesson outside her New Hampshire home.
3:00 | 01/07/14

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If you've ever seen Jean shepherd's holiday classic a Christmas story then I triple dog dare you. To hear this doing her best imitation of shepherds boyhood friend flick. Twelve year old -- Gil Martin decided to touch her tongue to the flagpole outside her east Kingston New Hampshire home. It's cramped popped into my head hailed what happened I -- Khatami to reflect pull. And at the moment I was like -- will come right off. Well it didn't come right -- in fact that he's tongue -- tight to the flight pulled her dad. Was at the end of a very long driveway plowing snow. I see her standing at the flag pole. Carranza waving and I'm -- richer what's going on until I get closer. I was like did I seriously just do that to myself flake today really -- -- that. -- it took so warm water little -- patients to get -- free and that. -- followed by a trip to ER she is suffering from some swelling and still in pain. And doctor say that he will take six weeks for her to completely recover.

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