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Firefighter Loses Leg to Bacteria, Vows to Get Back to Work

Firefighter Loses Leg to Bacteria, Vows to Get Back to WorkABC News(NEW YORK) -- Ralphie Lettieri lost a leg to flesh eating bacteria, but he hasn’t lost his positive attitude.“I feel like I’m a  miracle” Lettieri, 26, told ABC News’ New York affiliate WABC.Lettieri likely co...

Homeless Man Loses Leg in Freight Car Fright

Homeless Man Loses Leg in Freight Car FrightKTVX/ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY) -- A 19-year-old train-hopper, who became trapped underneath heavy sheets of steel inside a freight car on Thursday, was rescued when a surgeon rushed to the scene to perform an emergency amputation.The homeless teen, who ...

Diabetic Sues Doctor After Penis Amputation

Diabetic Sues Doctor After Penis AmputationJupiterimages/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- A man who elected to have a penile implant in a Florida hospital is now suing his doctor after a post-surgical infection resulted in the amputation of his organ.Enrique Milla, 65, who was reportedly deported from the ...

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