Firefighter loses leg to flesh-eating bacteria
Firefighter Ralph Lettieri vows to get back on the job and continue firefighting
By Lucy Yang
EAST PATCHOGUE, N.Y. — 26-year-old Ralphie Lettieri beat the odds and survived a flesh-eating bacteria disease.
"I feel like I'm a miracle," Ralphie Lettieri said.
Ralphie Lettieri is a miracle after having survived being eaten alive by a chilling bacteria. "Doing this now, I feel like I can do anything," Lettieri said.
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