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Hot, burning ass cheek!: Grandson of influential Texas clan "branded" during Colorado ski trip

So you thought the most controversial recreational activity in Breckenridge these days involves smoking marijuana? That's nothing compared to the damage done to Amon G. "Chance" Carter IV's ass.

Channel 7 reports that Carter, whose grandfather founded the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and remains a prominent civic leader, joined members of Kappa Sigma, hisTexas Christian University fraternity, for a skiing trip to Breckenridge last month. There, he got drunk enough to let his bros brand the frat's letters on his behind using a hot coat hangar.

What could possibly go wrong with a plan that well-thought out? Well, Carter wound up with second- and third-degree burns. But he'll always remember that trip to Breckenridge...

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