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07 November 2018, 10:23 | Rodolfo Wallace
Sam Ballard was only 19 when a dare changed his life forever
"The conversation came up: 'Should I eat it?' Off Sam went".
Ballard was 19 and a promising rugby player when he ate the slug as a dare while hanging out with his friends.
According to the friends who dared Ballard, they saw a slug on the table, and Ballard asked if he should eat it, the next day after feeling dizzy and vomiting, teenager's Mother took him to the ER. Newlyweds contract rare brain parasite during Hawaiian honeymoon Humans can be infected if they eat the raw or undercooked contaminated animals, or vegetables carrying unseen snails or slugs that have not been thoroughly washed before consumption.
As a result he suffered in infection on his brain and fell into a coma for 420 days after contracting eosinophilic meningoencephalitis - a strand of meningitis.
Back in April, two of his friends Jimmy Galvin and MichaelSheasby appeared on the Australian show "Sunday Project" which Lisa Wilkinson hosts.
Ballard also received disability benefits to care for him, but The Independent wrote how "Ms Ballard spent the final years of his life battling with the Australian authorities", when cuts were made to his financial aid.
Ballard passed away at a Sydney hospital and was with 20 of his family and closest friends, according to TV host Lisa Wilkinson yesterday, November 5.
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