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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 […]

Flesh-eating disease strikes new mother of twins

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Lana Kuykendall, 36, was only home for 13 hours with her newborn twins and husband when she returned to the hospital Lana Kuykendall is a trained paramedic so when a quickly growing bruise was causing severe pain, she knew something was wrong. Her husband Darren, took her to the hospital where they watched in horror […]