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Normally he's very energetic and and wants to get out and do stuff but 67 year old Paul -- is flat on his back in the intensive care unit -- the medical center of central Georgia in make it.
The normally active restaurant owner and grandfather contract at the same aggressive flesh eating condition Amy Copeland is fighting.
bales had his accident may second.
And he slipped on the boat went into it goes into the water.
And just cut his -- -- -- -- How deep was -- -- -- very small cut very matter of fact he just vantage.
And then went and played golf for the next couple of days.
bales was cleaning his boat ramp that is Milledge bill -- when he slipped and fell into lake Sinclair.
So his son says his cut it come into contact with water.
Just like -- -- Mr.
-- saddened -- -- -- sixteen year veteran and capped it with a cap fire department.
Get in -- says the flesh eating bacteria that threatens his dad's life is already led to two -- removing surgeries.
But there's more.
The antibiotics just can't fight that infection anymore because I guess the disease in the -- Eats -- -- vessels in tomorrow morning is scheduled to be amputated below -- Hopefully that's you know none of -- and he doesn't have to lose anymore.
Like the Copeland the bales are asking for prayer and wondering just how their loved one.
Along with grad student Copeland.
No motherland at -- doll and Carter's bill landscaper Bobbi Vaughn all contract at this same potentially deadly condition.
All -- the same town.
-- over the last three decades.
Only about 200 cases nationwide.
And then all of a sudden we've got four or three or four in the last month.
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