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Resource ID: #21277
Subject: query failed
Source: WKMG-TV (Orlando, Fla.)
Affiliation: 
Date: December 5 - 6, 2003

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A woman widely reported as being trampled at a Florida Wal-Mart during a mad rush for cheap DVD players on the morning after Thanksgiving had made at least 15 prior claims of injuries from slip-and-falls, falling objects, heavy lifting or other accidents. This investigation--like the original story it was based on--received worldwide attention and cast a new light on what had been criticized as an example of capitalism.

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