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Over the past four years, the 31-year-old Florida man has survived a lightning strike, a bite by a venomous spider and -- most recently -- an attack by a rattlesnake in his backyard in Lakeland, southwest of Orlando."I need to get a (protective) bubble," Cook told The Ledger (http://bit.ly/2bUmVsZ).His father, Mike Cook, sees it another way. After briefly freezing in fear, Cook said he moved his left foot back and stepped on a stick.Reactions to snake bites can vary wildly, according to Dr. Alfred Aleguas, director of the Florida Poison Information Center in Tampa. He said an average of 11 venomous snakebites have been reported to the center in the past five years, including a high of 17 in 2013 .Cook said the electricity moved through a puddle, up the sweeper's metal bristles and reached his left hand.
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