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Format: 04/16/2014
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New York Daily News: Pittsburgh boy, 12, burns cross into his back, badly injured in 'salt-and-ice' challenge

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

A Pittsburgh boy has learned the hard way that a challenge sweeping the Internet is risky business.

The 12-year-old sustained second-degree burns recently after his twin brother and a friend, on a dare, put salt in the form of a cross on his back and pressed ice on top of it. The boys were taking part in a "salt-and-ice challenge," a phenomenon they reportedly learned about watching YouTube.

To read more, visit the New York Daily News website.

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