People use a lot of words to describe port-a-potties. Gross. Disgusting. Ungodly. Foul. Hell on Earth. But I'm going to add one more to that list today: Heroic.

Some construction workers were building a hotel in Aurora, Colorado last week, and one of the plumbers lost his balance and fell from the eighth story. That means he was roughly 100 feet in the air when he fell.

But miraculously, he didn't land on the ground. He landed directly on top of a port-a-potty. And it absorbed his fall so well, he survived.

He was injured and needs surgery, but he's expected to make a full recovery.


Read more at CBS Denver.