Aimee contracted a horrible flesh eating infection that resulted in her losing her hands and feet. But now she’s been given $200,000 state-of-the-art prosthetic limbs to help her eat, cook, do her hair and more!
Aimee Copeland is a brand new woman! The 24-year-old Georgia native got into a zip-lining accident in April 2012 and now she is showing off her new hands on Today in a new interview.
The road to recovery hasn’t been easy for flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland, but her loving boyfriend has been by her side every step of the way!
A flesh-eating bacterial disease may have claimed several of Aimee Copeland‘s appendages, but it never damaged her spirit. “[Dying] was never an option, I love life, it’s a beautiful thing,” the spunky 24-year-old told Katie Couric on the Sept. 11 episode of Katie.
Aimee contracted a flesh-eating bacterial disease after a zip-lining accident in May, and for the first time since she left the hospital, she walked on Katie Couric’s new daytime talk show!
We are so proud of Aimee Copeland. The 24-year-old appeared on the second day of Katie Couric‘s new show Katie on Sept. 11 and she shared her remarkable story of survival and how she learned to deal with having her 4 limbs amputated.
After being attacked by a flesh-eating virus, Aimee is leaving the hospital and heading to an inpatient rehabilitation facility. She even hopes to join her classmates at a graduation ceremony later this year!
Just two months after a flesh-eating infection claimed Aimee Copeland‘s left leg, right foot and both hands following a zip-lining accident, the 24-year-old University of West Georgia student is making strides towards a full recovery!
Aimee Copeland, 24, has been fighting for her life after contracting a flesh-eating bacterial disease from a zip-lining accident in May. On June 24, for the first time in 49 days, Aimee left her hospital room and went outside in her wheelchair with the support of her mom and dad.
A new photo has surfaced of Aimee Copeland outside, “enjoying the sunshine on her face,” as her father Andy told Today.
Aimee Copeland’s suffering just won’t end. Aimee’s father’s blog reveals more pain ahead for his brave young daughter.
Aimee Copeland‘s story has been everywhere. The optimistic young woman underwent the trauma of a lifetime when she contracted a flesh-eating bacterial disease that resulted in the amputation of 4 limbs. Now, she’s suffering from phantom limb pains.
Aimee Copeland, the woman hospitalized with a flesh-eating disease, is now able to breathe on her own! Great news.
When Aimee Copeland went zip-lining with her friends in Carrollton, Ga., she never thought she’d end up fighting for her life due to a flesh-eating bacteria. The 24-year-old old blonde has already lost her leg and both her hands due to the disease, and until recently, she’d been breathing with the aid of a ventilator.
The Georgia student may not lose as many appendages as doctors originally predicted.
There’s finally some potentially good news on the horizon for Georgia student Aimee Copeland, 24, who has been fighting a flesh-eating infection after injuring herself on a homemade zip line May 1. In a new blog post, Aimee’s dad Andy Copeland says doctors “may be able to save more of [Amy’s] extensions than they originally thought. That is why they are taking that part of Aimee’s recovery very slow.”
Aimee Copeland is expected to survive after being infected with a flesh eating bacteria, but unfortunately not without losing a few limbs.
Aimee Copeland is a beautiful, intelligent, 24-year-old masters student at the University of West Georgia, whose life changed after a zip-lining accident. Doctors were able to amputate her leg to save her life, but say that while her condition is improving, she will most likely need additional amputations to her hands and remaining foot.