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Current Event Monday November 5 th , 2007 Iraq
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While patrolling in Iraq, Sgt. Dan Powers was stabbed. Momentarily, he thought he had been shot, but soon he realized he had been stabbed in the head. The 9” knife was soon covered when he reached “home base”
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Doctors say the knife nicked an artery in Powers' brain and then acted like a cork, holding in the blood. (source: Cnn.com)
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He told his squad he was in no pain, but they rushed him to a hospital as soon as they could. He soon had to be rushed to the U.S. so he could have proper surgery.
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Unformatted text preview: • He was soon in a drug induced coma so he would not die from blood loss after the surgery. An X-ray shows the knife sticking into Sgt. Dan Powers' head. An X-ray shows the knife sticking into Sgt. Dan Powers' head. • Doctors were worried that he might have trauma to his brain when he woke up. • Once he woke up days later he only had small issues with his balance. • If the blade would have hit him any closer to his temple he probably would have had serious brain damage or died. Reenactment Dramatization...
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