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    George Zimmerman's Injuries

    IMO,this is going to be one of the most critical parts of the case. There is a lot of disagreement as to whether George Z was truly injured or not.

    I do believe he had some injuries-but as to the extent and severity I am not convinced.

    I understand that he does not necessarily have to be critically injured or anything for his defense to hold up-but we have been told that he was badly injured so that is what the story is going to be.

    Let's move the discussion regarding Zimmerman's injuries to this thread.

    I know this is a hot topic so please do your best to be respectful of one another's points of view.


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    What bothers me about this pic, is that he never once grabbed his bleeding head. Maybe I am just weird but I always grab my toe when I stub it. Or my elbow/funny bone when I hit it. But this picture clearly shows no such attempt to protect or staunch the bleeding.

    If someone had just banged my head I would have instinctively placed my hands on the injury.



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    Quote Originally Posted by octobermoon View Post
    What bothers me about this pic, is that he never once grabbed his bleeding head. Maybe I am just weird but I always grab my toe when I stub it. Or my elbow/funny bone when I hit it. But this picture clearly shows no such attempt to protect or staunch the bleeding.

    If someone had just banged my head I would have instinctively placed my hands on the injury.



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    What bothers me about this picture is that I've bled worse from cutting my legs while shaving! This is not a picture of a man's head that was repeatedly slammed into the concrete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMoon08 View Post
    What bothers me about this picture is that I've bled worse from cutting my legs while shaving! This is not a picture of a man's head that was repeatedly slammed into the concrete.

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    What bothers me is the sudden recovery from "male pattern baldness". MOO



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    Quote Originally Posted by cherishtoo View Post
    What bothers me is the sudden recovery from "male pattern baldness". MOO
    yeah, what is that about?

    bad camera flash?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emma Peel View Post
    yeah, what is that about?

    bad camera flash?
    A few threads back (in the original TM series) one of the WS members took pictures of his own close cropped head with and without a flashlight shining on his head. Without the flashlight, you could see the hair and no bald spot. With the flashlight shining on the top of his head, there was a lot of glare which gave the appearance of a bald spot. Hopefully, that WS member will re-post those pictures for comparison.

    Given the angle that the flashlight beam seems to be coming from, there may have been two people other than GZ there - one to take the picture and another to hold a flashlight.

    Also, the "tactical" flashlight GZ was supposed to have been carrying is called "tactical" because of the very bright light it puts out. If that is what was shining on his head that could explain how bright white the top of GZ's head is, giving the illusion of a bald spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMoon08 View Post
    What bothers me about this picture is that I've bled worse from cutting my legs while shaving! This is not a picture of a man's head that was repeatedly slammed into the concrete.

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    Me too, that area around the ankle is a @#$%@ JMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMoon08 View Post
    What bothers me about this picture is that I've bled worse from cutting my legs while shaving! This is not a picture of a man's head that was repeatedly slammed into the concrete.

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    Me too, that area around the ankle is a @#$%@ JMO
    EXACTLY! The few inches above that ankle bone!?!? How can a cut that you can't even see bleed so much that I think I might bleed out?!

    The blood makes it look so dramatic but...wounds....I need to see the wounds before I can believe that these were any worse than what my children would come home from the playground with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMoon08 View Post
    What bothers me about this picture is that I've bled worse from cutting my legs while shaving! This is not a picture of a man's head that was repeatedly slammed into the concrete.

    MOO
    I know I sound like a broken record but let me say one more time: I had my head repeatedly slammed into a hard surface (a tile floor, not a sidewalk) and I did not bleed. IMO, the amount of blood is not important. But clearly, the man was involved in something that made his head bleed, which is consistent with his story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gxm View Post
    I know I sound like a broken record but let me say one more time: I had my head repeatedly slammed into a hard surface (a tile floor, not a sidewalk) and I did not bleed. IMO, the amount of blood is not important. But clearly, the man was involved in something that made his head bleed, which is consistent with his story.

    JMO, OMO, and
    No, it's actually not consistent with his story. Oh, wait! Which story?

    He could have dug his own nails into his head. TM could have dug his nails into his head in self defense.
    GZ could have slipped on the wet ground and fell while CHASING TM, and hit his own head.
    GZ could have smashed his head off a sprinkler, a tree, a bush, a rock, a shovel, a stone, a root from a tree, an empty bottle, can, etc...etc...
    I could name things for eternity that are just as POSSIBLE, if not more than GZ's lame story.


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    The way I see it, a man whose head was repeatedly slammed into concrete until an inch of wearing diapers for the rest of his life (paraphrasing here) cannot walk on his own.
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    Please don't forget that he was barely conscious and one step away from being spoon fed, oh and not mention that he was almost choking on his own blood.


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    Quote Originally Posted by badme102 View Post
    No, it's actually not consistent with his story. Oh, wait! Which story?

    He could have dug his own nails into his head. TM could have dug his nails into his head in self defense.
    GZ could have slipped on the wet ground and fell while CHASING TM, and hit his own head.
    GZ could have smashed his head off a sprinkler, a tree, a bush, a rock, a shovel, a stone, a root from a tree, an empty bottle, can, etc...etc...
    I could name things for eternity that are just as POSSIBLE, if not more than GZ's lame story.
    I personally have a hard time thinking those head injuries could have been caused by fingernails....JMO

    Just wondering if we have there are any pictures out there that show either GZ's or TM's hands. Most guys have fairly short nails but I have seen a few men with longer nails.


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    Quote Originally Posted by badme102 View Post
    No, it's actually not consistent with his story. Oh, wait! Which story?

    He could have dug his own nails into his head. TM could have dug his nails into his head in self defense.
    GZ could have slipped on the wet ground and fell while CHASING TM, and hit his own head.
    GZ could have smashed his head off a sprinkler, a tree, a bush, a rock, a shovel, a stone, a root from a tree, an empty bottle, can, etc...etc...
    I could name things for eternity that are just as POSSIBLE, if not more than GZ's lame story.
    Illustrating the problem with this case perfectly: There is no way to know what happened. But GZ's story is the only one we have and he is claiming self defense after being attacked and having his head slammed into the pavement.

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    all my comments are just my opinion. jmho. moo. etc. etc.


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    Quote Originally Posted by gxm View Post
    I know I sound like a broken record but let me say one more time: I had my head repeatedly slammed into a hard surface (a tile floor, not a sidewalk) and I did not bleed. IMO, the amount of blood is not important. But clearly, the man was involved in something that made his head bleed, which is consistent with his story.

    JMO, OMO, and
    BBM

    Not according to the investigator who took the stand at the bond hearing, which is why the detectives wanted charges and was nixed by Wolfinger..but he did say GZ's story was inconsistant with the evidence...


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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveLaughLuv View Post
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    Not according to the investigator who took the stand at the bond hearing, which is why the detectives wanted charges and was nixed by Wolfinger..but he did say GZ's story was inconsistant with the evidence...
    Did he say that GZ's injuries did not match his story? IIRC, all he said was that there was some inconsistency, he didn't go into detail. Or am I misremembering?
    all my comments are just my opinion. jmho. moo. etc. etc.


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