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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Snake bite victim first refuses to put down his fishing pole

Flomaton teen bitten by poisonous snake while fishing near home


August 5, 2021

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James near the pond where he was bitten

Jennifer Parker said she credits God and the prayer line she requested for helping turn a possible tragic situation into an inconvenience when her 15-year old son was bitten by a poisonous snake Sunday.

Brodie James, who will be a sophomore at Flomaton High School this year, escaped serious injury after his mother described a 'dry bite' by a snake, meaning the entire fangs of the snake didn't penetrate deep into his foot.

Mrs. Parker said Brodie was near their house off Jordan Road fishing when he called her.

"He said 'Mama, something bit me, I'm stinging and my foot is swelling up'," Mrs....

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