Johnny is proof that not all heroes wear capes.
The assistant scoutmaster of Troop 137 in Fredericksburg, Texas, decided to chow down on 23 ghost peppers in one sitting to help raise money for his troop’s scholarship fund. And while it certainly was a noble effort, Johnny definitely ended up feeling the burn in the end, looking like an actual volcano was going off in his insides. No amount of milk could quell the ghost pepper Vesuvius that was erupting within.
Most people prefer to sell cookies or organize ticket raffles to raise money for their scout troops, but Johnny isn’t most people. He cashes his checks with his iron-clad stomach and his don’t-give-a-damn attitude.
We salute you, Johnny. You are a true American hero.