Sword Swallowers Show Their Scars

Darrow Montgomery/Washington City Paper
Washington City Paper | March 6, 2008
To kick off the first international Sword Swallower's Awareness Day, Tyler Fyre plunges a 27-and-a-half-inch steel blade down his throat, rests it at the bottom of his stomach, wrenches it out, and delivers a punch line: "Well, that's all there is to sword swallowing, folks! Looks like we've wrapped up remarkably early here!"

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