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Posted by **Ruth** on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 5:01pm.

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**drwls**, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 5:36pmBecause the electrical wires can have a very high voltage, and kite string is not a perfect insulator, especially if it is wet.

Franklin was lucky, experimenting with kites in thunderstorm clouds. He did take some precautions, such as staying dry trying to have the current bypass him and go from a key to a jar. But luck helped.

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