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Aimee Copeland Suffers Worst Pain Of Entire Ordeal

The father of a Georgia woman battling a flesh-destroying disease says his daughter has been suffering the worst pain of her entire ordeal. Andy Copeland says his daughter, Aimee, sometimes cries from the pain but stops because crying hurts her stomach.

06/18/2012

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

Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Struggling To Deal With ‘Phantom Pain’

A 24-year-old graduate student battling a flesh-eating disease is struggling to deal with “phantom pain.”

06/06/2012

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

Georgia Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Says First Words

The father of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter has spoken for the first time since she was taken to an Augusta hospital weeks ago for treatment.

05/28/2012

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

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

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

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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