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Flesh-Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Loves Life ‘Even More Now’

Flesh-Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Loves Life ‘Even More Now’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aimee Copeland, the young woman who lost her hands, both feet and her entire right leg to flesh-eating bacteria last spring, made her public debut Tuesday by walking — painstakingly — onto the set of Katie Couric’s new show, whe…

Flesh-Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Loves Life ‘Even More Now’

Flesh-Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Loves Life ‘Even More Now’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aimee Copeland, the young woman who lost her hands, both feet and her entire right leg to flesh-eating bacteria last spring, made her public debut Tuesday by walking — painstakingly — onto the set of Katie Couric’s new show, whe…

Flesh Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Goes Home

Flesh Eating Disease Survivor Aimee Copeland Goes Home

ABC News(ATLANTA) — Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old who lost both hands, her left leg and her right foot when she contracted a flesh-eating bacteria in April, slept in her own bed last night for the first time in months. After spending 51 days at the …

Aimee Copeland’s Rehab Workout: 200 Crunches, 400 Leg Lifts

Aimee Copeland’s Rehab Workout: 200 Crunches, 400 Leg Lifts

ABC News(ATLANTA) — Aimee Copeland is getting stronger, one crunch at a time.Copeland is the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student whose body was ravaged by a flesh-eating bacteria she contracted in early May. The bacteria has taken her left leg, right…

Michigan Woman Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria Aimee Copeland Survived

Michigan Woman Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria Aimee Copeland Survived

WXYZ-TV/ABC News(DETROIT) — A Detroit-area woman is fighting for her life against the same, rare flesh-eating disease that nearly killed Georgia graduate student Aimee Copeland.Crystal Spencer, 33, is in serious condition at Detroit Receiving Hospital…

Aimee Copeland Helped Design Home Addition

Aimee Copeland Helped Design Home Addition

ABC News(SNELLVILLE, Ga.) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who lost her left leg, right foot and hands to a flesh-eating disease, helped design the addition to her childhood home known as “Aimee’s wing.”Copeland, 24, is living at an inpatient reh…

Aimee Copeland Leaves Hospital After Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

Aimee Copeland Leaves Hospital After Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

Tom Adkins/Capital City EMS(ATLANTA) — Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia grad student who lost her left leg, right foot and hands to flesh-eating disease, has left the Augusta hospital that saved her life. It’s been two months since Copeland cut…

Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Aimee Copeland Goes Outside for First Time

Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Aimee Copeland Goes Outside for First Time

ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from a flesh-eating disease, went outside for the first time in 49 days, her father wrote on his blog Monday.  After several surgeries to remove her limbs, the 24-year-old’s …

Aimee Copeland’s Condition Upgraded to ‘Good’

Aimee Copeland’s Condition Upgraded to ‘Good’

ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from a flesh-eating disease, went outside for the first time in 49 days, her father wrote on his blog today. Doctors Hospital in Augusta, where the 24-year-old has undergone treat…

Aimee Copeland Pleads for Painkillers, Feels Like ‘Patchwork Quilt’

Aimee Copeland Pleads for Painkillers, Feels Like ‘Patchwork Quilt’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from flesh-eating disease, is pleading for painkillers after surgery to replace swaths of bacteria-ravaged skin and muscle, her father said.Copeland, 24, was hesitant to take morphine…

Aimee Copeland Faces Skin Grafts, Powers Through Pain

Aimee Copeland Faces Skin Grafts, Powers Through Pain

ABC News(ATLANTA) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from flesh-eating disease, is having surgery to replace swaths of bacteria-ravaged skin, her father said.It has been six weeks since Copeland, 24, cut open her calf in a fall from a ho…

Aimee Copeland Battling Phantom Limb Pain

Aimee Copeland Battling Phantom Limb Pain

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Aimee Copeland is battling phantom limb pain from her amputations.Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who lost her left leg, right foot and hands to flesh-eating disease, is battling phantom limb pain – the sinister sensatio…

Georgia Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Speaks

Georgia Flesh-Eating Disease Victim Speaks

ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Aimee Copeland, 24, has spoken her first words since she was hospitalized in an Augusta, Ga.,  hospital on May 4 after contracting a flesh-eating disease, according to her father’s Facebook page.Andy Copeland, who d…

Georgia Woman with Flesh-Eating Disease to Lose Hands, Right Foot

Georgia Woman with Flesh-Eating Disease to Lose Hands, Right Foot

ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who lost her leg to a rare flesh-eating infection two weeks ago, shed no tears after learning she would lose her remaining foot and both hands, according to her family. Her reaction instead:…

Girl With Flesh-Eating Disease Can’t Remember Events

Girl With Flesh-Eating Disease Can’t Remember Events

Aimee Copeland, who lost her leg to flesh-eating disease, may also lose her hands and right foot. (ABC News)(ATLANTA) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who contracted a rare flesh-eating disease after a zip line injury, is awake and alert, but sti…

Student With Flesh-Eating Disease Will Lose Fingers

Student With Flesh-Eating Disease Will Lose Fingers

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student who contracted a rare flesh-eating disease after a zip line injury will lose her fingers. “Aimee will suffer the loss of her fingers, however physicians have hope of bringing life back to the p…

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