Oh, The Irony: American Co-Author Of How To Book About Running The Bulls Gored In Pamplona

July 10, 2014 2:42 PM

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Oh, The Irony: American Co-Author Of How To Book About Running The Bulls Gored In Pamplona

CHICAGO (AP) – Growing up as a street brawler in a Chicago gang and fighting his way into the ranks of champion boxers set Bill Hillmann on a path to an adrenaline-filled passion half a world away: running with the bulls in Spain's San Fermin festival.

After years of dancing, as he puts it, "with death and majesty" in Spain, Hillman fancied himself expert enough to help write a step-by-step guide on how not to get hurt. But true to the book's warning that anything can happen, a bull gored Hillman twice in the thigh Wednesday at the yearly event in...

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