Four-Time Lightning Strike Victim Gets Grounded, Literally SHARE: Tweet It’s true what they say, lightning never strikes the same place twice — it strikes the same place four times, actually. At least that’s the case for 20-year-old Alexander Mandón of Colombia, who’s probably really tired of hearing jokes about how he’s got such crazy odds he should play the lottery. The polarizing Mandón was struck by lightning thrice over the past six months during his time serving in the army, where he likely earned the perfect porn star nickname name “Lightning Rod” before being discharged and sent back to his home town of Cereté, where, like Southern California, it hardly ever rains. Unfortunately for Mandón, who has yet to develop superpowers from his shocks, it does sometimes pour, and he was struck yet again. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Not to bury the lede here — heyoooo! — but in an attempt to dispel the excessive charge his body contained, doctors recommended burring Mandón upright, which doesn’t sound THAT crazy when you think about it. Wall sockets are grounded, as is your car when you jump off the battery, so why wouldn’t the same principle apply to a human being? SEE MORE: • Men, With Their Huge Rods, More Likely to Be Struck By Lightning • Check This Lightning Strike Victim’s Bizarre, Beautiful Tree-Like Scar MOST RECENT BY Greg Seals:How Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un Prepares North Korea for War One Family's Entire Season Worth of Football Meltdowns in 5 MinutesCheeky British Lad Gets Friends Face Tattooed On His Entire Ass Cheek Greg Seals Greg Seals is a writer, and sometimes funny person. Indulge his sense of self-importance and follow @GregSeals.