Aimee Copeland preparing for release from hospital
by Winston Jones/Times-GeorgianAssociated Press
Copeland is staying in close touch with her Carrollton friends and often calls
and talks for longer than an hour, according to Gary Duke, owner of Sunnyside
Cafe where she once worked.
She is expected to be released soon from the
Augusta hospital where she has been since early May.
“She sounds strong
and in reasonably good spirits,” Duke said Tuesday. “I understand she may be out
of the hospital and into rehab within the next week or two.”
who has been battling a rare, flesh-eating disease, is preparing to be released
from the hospital after nearly two months. Her father, Andy Copeland, told The
Associated Press that his 24-year-old daughter plans to transfer Monday from
Doctors Hospital in Augusta to an inpatient rehabilitation center. Andy Copeland
says she will spend several weeks there learning to move herself after having
her left leg, right foot and both hands amputated.
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