A fundraising event involving duct-taping a teacher to a wall at a Perry, Ohio high school could have cost him his life. The "Akron Beacon Journal" reports the plan was to see if the grey tape could hold physics teacher Nate Van Wey once portable stairs on which he was standing were removed. Problems arose 80 minutes into the duct-taping, when Van Wey became overheated and passed out. The tape prevented his body heat from escaping through his clothing, causing him to lose consciousness. Van Wey had 92 pieces of duct tape holding him to the wall. He says all he remembers is getting hotter and hotter. Van Wey says everyone told him later that the tape held. Doctors say the stunt could've been fatal for the 49 year old teacher had students and staff not acted quickly.
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