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How Aimee Copeland rebuilt her life: An AJC exclusive starting Sunday

Four years ago, a freak zip-line accident led to a life threatening infection that forced Aimee Copeland to endure multiple amputations. How she managed to maintain her optimism and will to live in the face of such tragedy is hard to fathom. The easy answer is, that’s just how Copeland does things. No looking back. Just moving forward.

Starting in this Sunday's AJC, Gracie Bonds Staples tells the powerful story of a remarkable young woman determined to rebuild her life:  "Aimee's Odyssey." 


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