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Brain Defect Saves Colorado Shooting Victim Petra Anderson

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Published on Jul 24, 2012

"Petra Anderson, 22, was at the midnight premiere of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Aurora, Colo., when she was shot four times by a gunman who had opened fire in the crowded theater, the Associated Press reports. Three shotgun pellets hit Anderson's arm and another went through her nose -- riding up the back of her cranium and hitting the back of her skull. Strait, who was in the hospital during the young woman's surgery, added that doctors were worried that Anderson's injuries could impair her speech, motor and cognitive abilities. But incredibly, during the five-hour surgery, doctors soon found that Anderson's brain sustained very little damage and the bullet was removed cleanly. According to Strait, Anderson was saved by a miracle birth "defect" that no one could have anticipated..."*. Why would atheists object to use of the word 'miracle' after the tragic deaths in the Dark Knights Rises shootings by James Holmes? Cenk Uygur and Cara Santa Maria discuss on The Young Turks.

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