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Bull's horn went through his right thigh, but missed the artery and it seems the bone
In this photo taken Thursday July 10, 2014, Fernando Echaburu of Spain is tossed in the air by a fighting bull from the Garcigrande ranch after being gored in the leg during a running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Javier Sesma, Diario de Navarra)
Participants run in front of Jandilla's bulls during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants fall in front of Jandilla's bulls during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A participant falls in front of a Jandilla's bull during the fifth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A cow jumps over revelers which wait the animal on the bull ring, at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in the eight-day of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Jandilla fighting bulls run in between revelers as people watch from the balconies during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Friday, July 11, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Revelers fall in front of horns of a Jandilla ranch fighting bull during a running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Friday, July 11, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Jandilla ranch fighting bulls enter the bullring during a running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Friday, July 11, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 10: Revellers fall in front of the Garcigrande's fighting bulls along the Curva de Estafeta during the fifth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 10, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: Matador Juan Jose Padilla fights a Victoriano Del Rio Cortes bull in the bullringr during the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: A bull from the Victorio Del Rio Cortes's fighting bulls falls amongs the runners near the end of the run on the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 09: A matador performs in the bullringr during the fourth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls Festival, on July 9, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Garcigrande's bulls during the fourth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 10, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Garcigrande's bulls during the fourth bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 10, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO/ ANDER GILLENEA (Photo credit should read ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago, center left, falls seconds before a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull gored him on his right leg during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A journalist and author, Hillmann is a veteran San Fermin runner and has written many pieces about the festival. The injury was said to be serious but his life was not in any danger. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/M.J. Arranz)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago, Ill. is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Journalist and author Hillmann is a veteran San Fermin runner and has written many pieces about the festival. The injury was said to be serious but his life was not in any danger. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/M.J. Arranz)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago is gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago, Ill. is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Journalist and author Hillmann is a veteran San Fermin runner and has written many pieces about the festival. The injury was said to be serious but his life was not in any danger. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/M.J. Arranz)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago, Ill. is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Journalist and author Hillmann is a veteran San Fermin runner and has written many pieces about the festival. The injury was said to be serious but his life was not in any danger. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/M.J. Arranz)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago, Ill., is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A journalist and author, Hillmann, is a veteran San Fermin runner and has written many pieces about the festival. The injury was said to be serious but his life was not in any danger. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/M.J. Arranz)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago is gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 35, from Chicago lies on the ground after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Revelers fall as a Dolores Aguirre fighting bull runs during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls and revelers run during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A reveller touches a steer during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A participant falls in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra's bull during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
A cow jumps over revelers on the bull ring at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Runners avoid a fighting calf inside Pamplona Bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A reveler falls as a Torrestrella fighting bulls run during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Revelers run away followed by a flaming fake bull "Toro de fuego" during the second day of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls and revelers run during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Medical services carry a runner after he was charged by the Torrestrella's fighting bulls along the Calle Estafeta during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers sleep in the early hours before the Torrestrella's running of the bulls during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A steer from the Ranch of Torrestrella runs above a runner entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Caravinagre 'Vinegar face' kiliki hits children during the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
The body of a bull is pulled from the bullring after a horseback bullfight at San Fermin Fiestas, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
People shelter by the rain during a bullfight at San Fermin Fiestas, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Spanish mounted bullfighter Roberto Armendariz, holds up the ears of the bull after a horseback bullfight at San Fermin Fiestas, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A reveler sleeps on a bench at the end of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A reveler falls in front of a ''Torrestrella'' fighting bull on Estafeta corner during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls jump over fallen revelers during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
An assistant prepares before a horseback bullfight at San Fermin Fiestas, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Two ''Torrestrella'' fighting bulls fall on Estafeta corner during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Revelers try to protect against a cow on the bull ring at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A young boy plays his toy drum during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: People run ahead of a Toro del Fuego (flaming bull) is run through the streets of Pamplona on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Revelers run with Torrestrella ranch fighting bulls during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
EDS NOTE - SPANISH LAW REQUIRES THAT THE FACES OF MINORS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN SPAIN - A young reveler dressed in a traditional outfit runs next to a mural of a bull during the opening day of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world turned out to kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers dance in a bar during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
A reveler is hit by a cow on the bull ring, at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Revelers fall as a Dolores Aguirre fighting bull runs during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Revelers are chased by Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Drunk people rest during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Revelers run followed by Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Torrestrella fighting bulls and revelers run during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive here to take part in the eight-day event glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Two participants lie on the ground after falling during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A man stands next to a painting of a bull-run during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Dolores Aguirre Ybarra's bulls during the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 8, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
Revelers cook and eat on the street during the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Revelers dressed in traditional outfits cover themselves from the rain during the opening day of the 2014 San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 6, 2014. Revelers from around the world turned out here to kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / PEDRO ARMESTRE (Photo credit should read PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)
Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls and revelers run during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A woman waits behind a wooden door with a painting of Saint Fermin before the second bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, late on July 7, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
Revelers arrive at the bull ring beside ''Dolores Aguirre Ybarra'' fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A cow jumps over revelers who wait for the animal on the bull ring, at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world in Pamplona take part in an eight-day event of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Dolores Aguirre fighting bulls run over a reveler during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
A running reveler touches the horn of a Torrestrella's ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Monday, July 7, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Revellers dance in the street during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Steers and bulls from the Ranch of Torrestrella enter the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: Steers and bulls from the Ranch of Torrestrella enter the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Participants run in front of Torrestrella's bulls during the first bull-run of the San Fermin Festival, on July 7, 2014, in Pamplona, northern Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: People follow the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A Basque flag hangs from a balcony as people follow the Comparsa de Gigantes y Cabezudos 'Giants and Big Heads parade' on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: People react as a Toro del Fuego (flaming bull) is run through the streets of Pamplona on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: A young boy plays on a running of the bulls statue during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Children run ahead of toy bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
A boy runs ahead of a toy bull at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises". (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A man poses for a picture in front of bullrunning paint as a woman tries to avoid the camera on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 8, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
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If you're going to contribute to an e-book titled "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" you might want to avoid, well, being gored by the bulls of Pamplona.

Chicago author "Buffalo" Bill Hillmann, who wrote a chapter in the 2014 book giving advice on running with the bulls, was gored Wednesday by a loose bull during Pamplona's famous San Fermín bull-running fiesta.

Sanfermin.com writes that Hillmann, an experienced runner, ran into trouble when he was tripped and fell to the ground. It was then that he was gored not once but twice by the bull in his right leg.

But, as bad as the word "goring" sounds, Hillmann will be fine.

He was visited in the hospital by friend and fellow contributor to the bull-running book, Alexander Fiske-Harrison, who wrote in his blog that: "He is in surgery now, but seemed okay, indeed happy given the amount of pain killers he was on. ... the bull's horn went through his right thigh, but missed the artery and it seems the bone as well."

The Telegraph reports while injuries aren't uncommon during the San Fermin festival, deaths are more rare with only 15 occurring since 1910.

Author Gored By Bull At Pamplona Says He Got Lucky

BBC mentions the most recent death occurred in 2009 when Daniel Jimeno Romero was gored in the neck and lungs in the final stretch of the run.

Slate took a look at the types of injuries one could face while running with the bulls in 2010 and cited a study saying that 66% of bullfighting injuries occur in the extremities with about 8% occurring around the groin.

For Hillmann, things could have been much worse. He told the Chicago Tribune in a phone interview that "[The doctors] said it was a centimeter away from my femoral artery and if it had hit that artery I would have died."

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