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Med Student’s Hilarious Tale Of “Survival” While Trapped In Elevator Goes Viral.

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Most doctors would probably have a simple piece of advice if you ever found yourself trapped in a small, confined space for an indeterminate amount of time: Don’t freak out.

But when a medical student named Joseph was on his way to work, the elevator suddenly stopped dead in its tracks. Finding himself trapped, Joseph decided to Snapchat the entire event as if he were describing a true life-or-death scenario. The seconds dragged on to minutes, which dragged on to… an hour.

Yes, he was rescued from the stuck elevator in about 60 minutes, but that didn’t stop him from telling an epic tale of survival that would make Tom Hanks’ character in “Cast Away” feel inadequate!

This strictly tongue-in-cheek story is simply perfect, from start to finish. Check out Joseph’s Snapchats below to watch the fun unfold.


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It had to be getting at least one or *gasp* two degrees hotter in there!


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Thank goodness it didn’t have to come to that!


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He’s a med student, he can do anything!


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You never know… it could help!


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Very apt.


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This had to be hard since he couldn’t see the sun.


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He was barely recognizable!


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Show off.


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Last resort, folks.


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I know his pain.


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We can only hope it will be a smooth transition.


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What a story! We’re so proud of you for staying so calm under pressure, Joseph. You’re so brave!

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