Flesh-eating bacteria victim could be out of hospital this week
Augusta, GA (NBC News) - The Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating bacteria is expecting a huge milestone.
Aimee Copeland could be out of the hospital this week.
On a hot morning in Augusta, an even warmer show of support. Hundreds braved the heat to run a 5-K for Aimee Copeland.
The grad student fighting a flesh-eating bacteria is about to leave the hospital and head to rehab.
Race Organizer, Kerry Hodnick says, "Our goal is to be able to help her with her prosthetics. We just found out that just one of her legs was going to be $85,000."
Just last week, we got our first glimpse of her recovery.
Aimee's Sister, Paige says, "She's acting more like Aimee would just because she's like -- she's almost just frustrated that she's still in there, you know? You can kind of see her patience thinning a little bit, but she's still awesome."
Now, her supporters are eager for the big week ahead.
Runner David German says, "She's a survivor. And I just really wish her the best."
Jean law made the trip from Jacksonville, Florida. She says she battled a similar infection.
Law says, "Within 24 hours, I was basically dying and I was in septic shock. // I lost my fingers, part of my nose and both my legs."
Two years later, she's up and walking. Hoping her story comforts Aimee.
"She's going to do great. I just know it. I'm here for her," Law explains.
At another fundraiser outside Atlanta.
Volunteer, Hannah Craig says, "It's a bad thing what happened to her, but it's good to feel that we can help her out."
Volunteers picked and sold sunflowers then hung them around a field.
Aimee's Father, Andy says, "This is awesome, isn't it? I mean this is incredible"
Aimee's father couldn't help but smile.
"We had a miracle. Because it was a miracle she was alive," her father explains.
Not only is his daughter alive, but she's got a whole lot of friends.
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