By Jill Blocker Eat, Drink & Blog:
The old wives’ tales about swallowed gum staying in the stomach for 10 years and swallowed watermelon seeds growing in bellies just got a little truth attached to them, after a pea seed was found growing inside a man’s lung.
Ron Sveden, from Massachusetts, thought his chronic coughing meant he had lung cancer, but after his lung collapsed, doctors found something very different.
“I was told I had a pea seed in my lung that had split and had sprouted,” said Sveden to NBC 2. The plant had grown to about half an inch, his physicians said, “which is a pretty big thing of course.”…
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