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Aimee Copeland, the young woman battling flesh-eating disease, speaks

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According to a blog post from her father, Aimee Copeland has spoken her first words since being hospitalized for flesh-eating bacteria. Andy Copeland reportedly posted the following to his blog: “Today…May 27……is AIMEE DAY!!! Sunday, Aimee has finally spoken her first words. I will follow with details tonight.” He also promised to provide more details […]

Young woman with flesh-eating infection may lose more limbs

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Aimee Copeland, 24, has already lost her left leg to a rare flesh-eating infection, and now it appears that she is likely to lose her hands and remaining foot, her family reports. The Gerogia student has shown some signs of recovery, however, so her family is staying optimistic. Andy Copeland, the woman’s father, said, “Aimee appears to have normal brain function at this time, […]