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SEBASTOPOL, Calif. —
A 12-year-old Sebastopol girl was recovering Thursday night from a nearly-fatal case of flesh-eating bacteria that almost left her without a leg.
The medical nightmare began when Missy Pendleton suffered a 6-inch cut to her knee, requiring her to get six stitches, after she bumped into a metal sheep stand.
Two days later, Pendleton suffered swelling, pain and a fever. She was admitted back to the local emergency [...]