Snake Bill

Snake Bill

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Snake Bill: I’ve been bit a bunch of times. My name’s Snake Bill. My uncle is the one who developed  anti-venom. Dude, you want to Google him right now? This will blow you away. Bill Haast, He died at 100 in 2011. He was injecting himself with 300 times the venom that it would take to kill you, 3 times a week. He’s the only person to survive the bite of a king cobra without anti-venom and he did it three times.

BW: Is that who you were named after?

Snake Bill: Yeah. 

BW: What are you doing out here?

Snake Bill: Strung out on heroin. I been using 20 years. 

BW: Any regrets?

Snake Bill: Yeah. I wish I never started, to be honest with you. I have a 3 year old that I only see about once a month. it just sucks. 

BW: What’s your relationship like with your 3 year old?

Snake Bill: Oh, it’s great. His name is Hendricks. He’s gorgeous. Turned 3 on Halloween. I love him to death. 

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