Teacher runs race, reclaims her life – San Antonio Express-News

Lisa Hunt didn’t win the Rock ’n’ Roll San Antonio Half Marathon on Sunday, but then again, she’s not dead either.

That was a possibility for the 44-year-old teacher back in 2012, a few weeks after she ran in the 2011 version of the full marathon.

You and I might view Hunt’s journey after that as either a mysterious tragedy that altered Hunt’s life forever, or as intangible proof the human spirit cannot be destroyed.

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Necrotizing Fasciitis: 10 Things to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Necrotizing fasciitis, which means the death of tissues, is an infection that is linked to bacteria. In its most severe forms, it is also known as flesh-eating bacteria, which can destroy not only skin, but also fat and tissue covering the muscles within a matter of days.

This is one of the best articles, short of a medical journal, I’ve come across: Necrotizing Fasciitis: 10 Things to Know About Flesh-Eating Bacteria