Lego Piece Falls Out Of Kid's Nose After Two Years

The story of a young boy suffering from a piece of plastic lodged in his nasal cavity could have been very sad, but it's not.


A boy in New Zealand has found his missing Lego piece, after it spent two years lodged up his nose. Sameer Anwar lost a piece of a Lego toy--suspected to be an arm--when he was just seven years old.

The Guardian reports that his parents took him to the doctor, who couldn't locate the missing plastic piece. The doctor concluded it would probably just move through little Sameer's digestive tract, or maybe it was never there. The Lego piece didn't seem to be bothering Sameer, so the family forgot about it until he took a sniff of cupcakes. Soon after he complained that his nose hurt, so he blew it to clear, and out popped the Lego piece.

"We never expected such thing," his father said. "The Lego piece looks a bit gross but that's how it is. Unbelievable." He joked that they should donate it to a museum.

The report notes that Lego pieces are among the most common household items to get stuck in kids' noses, along with small food items like popcorn kernels and blueberries.

For those who want to actually build with Legos, the company just released a few notable sets, including the gameified Lego Mario sets, cool Lego Art wall decor, and a Lego NES.

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