‘Miracle' teen somehow survives having 10-inch knife lodged inside his skull
Added 06-18-19 12:18:02am EST - “A teenager from Kansas accidentally plunged a 10-inch knife into his skull ?" and managed to survive ?" in what is being described by his family as "a miracle." "It could not ?” - Nypost.com
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A teenager from Kansas accidentally plunged a 10-inch knife into his skull — and managed to survive — in what is being described by his family as “a miracle.”
“It could not have had a pound more force on it and him survive that event,” explained Dr. Koji Ebersole in a video released Monday by the University of Kansas Health System, which treated the teen and documented his recovery.
Eli Gregg, 15, was playing outside of his home in Redfield — roughly 90 miles south of Kansas City — when his mother, Jimmy Russell, heard him shout in pain last Thursday evening. It wasn’t until he came to the door and his mom saw the butt end of the knife jutting out from Eli’s face that she found out what happened.
“It looked pretty grim,” Russell remembered, speaking to KU’s Medical News Network.
“I was just saying, ‘Mom…Mom…’ and when she actually looked at me she just gasped,” the teen said.
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