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Aimee Copeland

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Woman With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Able To Sit Up

The father of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter summoned her strength and sat up in a chair for five hours, surprising nurses and loved ones.

05/24/2012

Aimee Copeland Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Bacteria Breathing On Own, ‘Cracking Jokes’

The father of a young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is now breathing on her own.

05/21/2012

Screen shot of Aimee Copeland's Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Young Woman Learns Toll Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria has said “Let’s do this” after being told that she will lose her hands and remaining foot. Her father posted the update on his Facebook […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2012

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Aimee Copeland On More Amputations: ‘Let’s Do This’

A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria has said “Let’s do this” after being told that she will lose her hands and remaining foot.

05/18/2012

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Father: Ga. Woman With Flesh-Eating Bug Wants Book

A week ago, doctors gave her little chance of survival. Now a Georgia grad student who is battling a rare flesh-eating infection is alert and bored enough to ask for a book, her father told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

05/15/2012

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Blood Drive Set For Flesh-Eating Bacteria Survivor

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A blood drive is being held Tuesday at the University of West Georgia for a student fighting a flesh-eating bacteria that threatens her life. Aimee Copeland’s left leg has been amputated, and her […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2012

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Some Liquor Stores Could Pay More For Sunday Sales

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) –  Some metro Atlanta liquor stores will have to pay to sell liquor on Sundays if voters approve the measure. Cobb County voters will decide in July whether to allow Sunday sales of alcohol. Cobb […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2012

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Doctors Hope To Save Hands Of Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The parents of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating bacterial infection said Monday they’ve learned to read lips and are communicating with their daughter despite a breathing tube in her throat. Speaking […]

05/14/2012

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Woman Fighting For Her Life After Contracting Flesh-Eating Disease

A 24-year-old graduate student is battling for her life after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria during a zip-lining accident which lacerated her leg.

05/09/2012

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