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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 Work

ABC 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 Fright

KTVX/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 Amputation

Jupiterimages/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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