Overinflated Rescue of the Day

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Overinflated Rescue of the Day
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Just last month, a village in China became an international laughingstock after villagers -- and an ahem inexperienced news reporter -- mistook a sex toy for a "mystery mushroom."

Now another case of mistaken identity has 18 police officers in China wringing their hands in embarrassment -- they spent more than 40 minutes struggling to save a drowning woman from a lake, only to discover that their damsel in distress was actually an inflatable sex doll.

The dramatic scene attracted more than 1,000 spectators, who made sure to cover the eyes of the kids in the crowd as the "woman" was pulled from the water.

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