July 2, 2012
Aimee Copeland, right, with medic Kori Mills as Copeland leaves Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta. After nearly two months of battling the rare infection, called necrotizing fasciitis, Copeland heads to an inpatient rehabilitation clinic, where she’ll learn to use a wheelchair after having her left leg, right foot and both hands amputated.
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Aimee Copeland had her makeup done, joked with her doctors and hugged her nurses before she left a Georgia hospital Monday, just two months after she was infected with a rare life-threatening, flesh-eating disease.