Authors: Jeanette Torres
(LONDON) -- A Chinese man who thought it'd be romantic to mail himself to his girlfriend at her office nearly had his romantic gesture turn deadly when the parcel in which he'd stowed away was delayed.
The U.K. Sun reports Hu Seng even dispatched a friend to snap his girlfriend's surprised reaction, but the pal instead captured the sight of her unwrapping Seng's unconscious body. Paramedics were called to revive the man, who nearly suffocated to death.
"I didn't realize it would take so long," Seng reportedly said of the stunt. "I tried to make a hole in the cardboard but it was too thick and I didn't want to spoil the surprise by shouting."
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