"Ben had been looking to better himself since his last two jobs and dropping out of high school before that," said his mother,
"He loved pan cakes, he would have been a natural." She was consoled by her attorney Les Whippit as they stood outside the local Bridgport eatery Pancake World, where young Gauzy had worked for the past six weeks.
|Ben Gauzy before enrolling in|
Jack in the Stack collage. He
had plans to be a flippin' pro, his
mother told Dave Taylor.
Day two began at dawn with Gauzy literally jumping through 100 hoops of various sizes while carrying a portable grill and wearing a backpack filled with 100 lbs of flour. Witnesses said Gauzy wasn't crazy about day two, but managed to make it through while four more dropped out, including a special forces instructor and a Hollywood stuntman.
Day three ended tragically as Gauzy failed a pop quiz about pancake spatulas and as punishment had to write "I like pancakes" on the wall 500,000 times. It proved to be too much and young Ben Gauzy died from acute finger bleeding and exhaustion. A wake was held Sunday at Pancake World where his boss and fellow staffers all paid tribute to Gauzy with a pancake eating contest.
|Gauzy flipped out after writing " I |
Like Pancakes" 500,000 times. This
picture was snapped just as Gauzy