Her horrified parents rushed her to hospital where surgeons managed to remove the blade without damaging Julia's spine.
"Shock had kicked in and her body prevented her from feeling any pain. She simply walked home without feeling the knife in her back," said one medic.
Warning: the full picture at the link may be disturbing. http://austriantimes.at/news/Around_the_World/2010-02-02/20227/Shoulder_blade -via Arbroath