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Gasparilla parade’s Navy ‘hero’ survived danger, injury | TBO.com
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Gasparilla parade’s Navy ‘hero’ survived danger, injury | TBO.com

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ramesh Haytasingh will always remember the mailbox he sent hurtling into the sky.Haytasingh was 15 at the time, growing up in small-town Red Bluff, Calif., with a love of explosives and a lot of time on his hands. He packed a hollowed-out cartridge with black gun powder and TNT, placed it in the mailbox and lit the fuse. The explosion blew the box out of sight.”And then, as it came down, I saw the gentlemen who owned it and he was watching it come down with me, and I knew I was in trouble,” Haytasingh, now 41, recalled.

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