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You Can't Run but You Can Hide ?

Updated on September 21, 2010

George Bush?

Deputies in Orange County, Fla., are trying to track down a one-legged man who evaded authorities on foot.

Orange County Corrections
Deputies in Florida are trying to track down George Bush, a one-legged man who they say escaped on foot.The strange story began as a routine traffic stop on Sept. 14, when officers pulled over the suspect, George Bush, who is believed to be either 47 or 48 years old, according to

But the motorist sped off, reportedly driving recklessly through a residential community before smashing his car into a power pole.

Witnesses say police were chasing the driver when he nearly hit a group of children waiting for a school bus and crashed into a pole. But law enforcement officials say they called off their pursuit when the motorist began driving erratically.

After the crash -- which shut off electricity to several nearby homes -- Bush allegedly climbed out of his vehicle and made his way into a wooded area, giving authorities the slip.

Later that day, deputies on horseback attempted to track the suspect, but according to the station, Bush's whereabouts remain unknown.

It's also unclear why Bush fled in the first place.

This is a real story that may or may not be funny to some but I found it to be a stitch!! Since I couldn't find any good photos of a guy with one leg I thought I might as well have some fun with it too!!


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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      toknowinfo, I'm glad you got a laugh, thanks! Peace!!

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      toknowinfo 7 years ago

      Thanks for the laugh. This hub deserves a leg up! I found it a great way to start the day. Rated up and funny.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Hey Tony, I'm always glad when someone pays attention. That chicken leg made me laugh so I had to do it. Peace brother! Tom

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      Tony McGregor 7 years ago from South Africa

      I think the cops should check out a property in Texas called Prairie Chapel (I think it's in Mclennan County) - they might find the man without a leg to stand on there!

      Hilarious story, thanks for this one. I will remember it, espcially for the single chicken leg, LOL!

      Love and peace


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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Hey Chris Eddy, they should!! Thanks for checking it out!

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      Chris Eddy111 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Justom, I bet those cops feel mighty stupid. What a hoot. Thanks.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Thanks fastfreta, I'm really happy when someone likes what I do but my ego never allows me to get too serious about it. I just enjoy meeting folks like you on here.

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Hey justom this is a funny story, I loved it. And contrary to what you said in your profile, you are a writer, and judging from this hub, a very good one at that. I look forward to reading more, as a matter of fact I think that's what I'll do now.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      N.E. I'm glad you got a laugh out of it, it cracked me up too. Thanks for stopping by.

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      N.E. Wright 7 years ago from Bronx, NY


      Tom, near the end I was wondering if this was a true story, and futher reading you answered my question. Yes. OMG.

      How did a one legged man get past the police. LOL. OMG. LOL.

      This one is funny.

      I needed to laugh today.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Micky Dee, yeah I knew you'd be another one that would get a kick out of this one. Thanks for checking it out. Peace!! Tom

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      justom 7 years ago from 41042

      Hey Vern, I knew you'd like this one. I have no idea why so few comments but yours is good enough. I don't take money for doing this stuff so it's just for fun and outrage. Peace!! Tom

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      I hate it when I get out-run by a one-legged man!

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      Vernon Bradley 7 years ago from Yucaipa, California

      M-m-m, No comments on such an hilarious story!! So what have you done here, Tom? There can't be that many Bush fans here on HUBpages, but maybe!!!! Not touching that hub with a ten foot bush. One in the leg, two in the bush. Man, a one legged bushwhacker! Hey, George, you don't have a leg to stand on. Oops, yes you got one!

      Mr. President, did you hear the story.....Uh, Mr. President, what happened to your other leg?...Well George got a leg up on the cops, evidently. Well, I could go on and on and perhaps better stop while I am aleg!!

      Thanks for a very interesting hub! Got to learn to stand on your own one foot.

      Take care, Tom