July 11, 2012
In this photo provided by Andy Copeland, Aimee Copeland leaves a hospital in Augusta on July 2 headed for an inpatient rehabilitation clinic. Copeland left a Georgia hospital just weeks after a flesh-eating disease took her limbs but not her life. After nearly two months of battling the rare infection, called necrotizing fasciitis, Copeland headed to an inpatient rehabilitation clinic, where she'll learn to use a wheelchair after having her left leg, right foot and both hands amputated. (AP Photo/Courtesy Andy Copeland)
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The father of a woman battling a rare flesh-eating bacteria says his daughter is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation.
A Michigan-based builder will construct a wing onto the home of Aimee Copeland, the Snellville woman battling a disease that destroys flesh.. Executives with Pulte Homes of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. say its workers and partners are volunteering to construct the two-story 1,956-square-feet addition to Copeland's Snellville