Boom and bust: Breast augmentation saves woman from gunshot

They acted as silicone shields

Not all heroes wear capes — some come in the unlikely form of silicone breast implants.


And while many women have undoubtedly sung their praises for improving their quality of life, few have had their lives literally saved by them — as was the case for one Canadian woman, whose ‘boob job’ deflected a bullet headed for her heart.

The 30-year-old patient told doctors she had been walking down the street when she suddenly felt heat and pain in her left chest.