Alex Lewis, victim of flesh eating bacteria
Alex Lewis of Hampshire was nearly killed after what he thought was a common cold triggered a strep A infection, blood poisoning and toxic shock syndrome. His organs shut down and he was left in a coma. His extremities turned black with gangrene and doctors were forced to amputate all four limbs. He was given a three percent chance at survival.
Alex underwent nearly 20 hours of surgery just to rebuild his lips and nose.