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Boy, 9, Recovers After Decapitation


Dec 22 2008, 06:18 PM (Post #1)
Not Odd anymore
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http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,470904,00.html

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Jordan Taylor had a 1-2 percent chance of surviving this type of injury, which occurred when his skull separated from his neck. His spinal cord remained intact, however.

“I just kept screaming,” Jordan’s mom, Stacey Perez told CBSNews.com. “I just wanted him to wake up.”

Perez was driving when a dump truck plowed into her car after running a stop sign, authorities said. Although Jordan was buckled up in the back seat, the impact was too much.

“The energy basically made his head lift up off his neck, and then move forward,” said Dr. Richard Roberts of Cook Childrens’ Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, the pediatric neurosurgeon that saved Jordan’s life.

“All of the connective tissue that essentially keeps your head connected to your neck was destroyed,” Roberts said.

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Sounds kind of painful.
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Dec 27 2008, 12:52 AM (Post #16)
Here for the cute boys ;)
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This boy is not homeless. Anyway, onto other threads.
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