This bra gave its wearer some serious life support.
A Brazilian woman struck by a stray bullet lived because she had stuffed her bra with cash, the UK's Daily Telegraph reported.
Ivette Pereira, 58, from the northern state of Bahia was traveling Saturday in a local Brazilian town when her bus was held up by two armed robbers. A shootout began when the robbers began to steal money and police arrived on the scene.
A retired police sergeant was killed in the attacks.
But when an errant bullet struck Pereira's chest, a wad of about $67 in Brazilian reals nestled in her bra absorbed most of the impact, sparing her life cops said.
Pereira was still taken to the hospital to have the bullet removed.