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With key embedded in her arm, Texas Tesla owner starts car using her body

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By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com
Posted: Aug. 14, 2019 11:26 am

A Texas woman won't ever have to worry about losing the key to her Tesla.

That's because she had it embedded in her arm.

As you might imagine, it wasn't an easy process.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that Amie DD used acetone (nail polish remover) to disolve the keycard that came with the car, retrieving the embedded antenna.

She then had the antenna placed in a special encasing that would be safe to put inside her body.

Doctors were, understandably, concerned about embedding the newly encased key, so the software designer turned to a piercing shop for help.

Now, all she has to do is wave her hand and — voila! — her car unlocks and starts. 

[gh:blockquote class="twitter-tweet"][gh:p lang="en" dir="ltr"]Why didn’t I post a video of the chip working with my car the day I got it? 1. I was at[gh:a href="https://twitter.com/defcon?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"]@defcon[/gh:a] this weekend! 2. My arm was swollen right after(none of my other chip implants read the first few days). I may have upgrades but unfortunately my body still heals at a human rate lol![gh:a href="https://t.co/WKHogGKqmE"]pic.twitter.com/WKHogGKqmE[/gh:a][/gh:p]— Amie DD @ DEFCON (@amiedoubleD)[gh:a href="https://twitter.com/amiedoubleD/status/1161112689495740421?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"]August 13, 2019[/gh:a][/gh:blockquote][gh:script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"][/gh:script]

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