A Brazillian fisherman is lucky to be alive after he accidentally fired a harpoon through his own face & survived with minimal brain damage.

The 34 year old fisherman was cleaning his fishing gear when the spear gun discharged, shooting himself in the face. The young man suffered minimal brain damage, and reportedly waited 10-hours to seek medical attention.

According to Gawker, the spear entered into the fisherman's left eye and lodged itself in his brain millimeters from vital arteries. Unfortunately for the young Brazillian fisherman, he has lost all vision in his left eye.

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