Kyle Cook can’t decide whether he’s really unlucky or incredibly fortunate.
Over the past four years, the 31-year-old Florida man has survived a lightning strike, a bite by a venomous spider and — most recently — an attack by a rattlesnake in his backyard in Lakeland, southwest of Orlando.
“I need to get a (protective) bubble,” Cook said.
His father, Mike Cook, sees it another way. “He’s a walking Murphy’s law,” the elder Cook said. “I walk on the other side of the mall.”