Wire brush warning: Woman almost dies after what she ate at barbecue

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LAKEWOOD, Wash. — A barbecue changed one Washington woman’s life.

According to Q13Fox, Tammy Johnson decided to have the cookout with her husband and their grandchild.

A few days later, she experienced severe abdominal pain and thought she got sick from the chicken they had eaten.

But doctors discovered she’d also eaten a wire from a brush used to clean the grill, and it punctured her intestine.

She had emergency surgery and nearly died.

Tammy is still on a feeding tube and is warning people about the dangers of using the grill brushes.

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