“I can’t wait to just be with my son, my fiancée and just continue my life,” Ralph Lettieri said. “It’s a great day, I couldn’t be any happier. I waited for this day for the longest time.”
A firefighter on Long Island is in the fight of his life as doctors race against the clock to save Ralph Lettierei’s leg from flesh-eating bacteria.
Jack Dudas suffered a medical nightmare after he fell down the stairs at his home in Perth Amboy in January. “It turned purple like two days after I fell down the stairs and then a day or so later I woke up and it was completely blown up,” Dudas told 1010 WINS.
Timothy Callahan, 26, of Farmingdale fought in the Persian Gulf and helped earthquake victims in Haiti. But the veteran’s biggest fight came at home when a rare flesh-eating bacteria attacked his arm.
A terrible case of oft-lethal, flesh-eating bacteria on Long Island almost claimed the life of a Bellmore mother, but some quick-thinking doctors managed to save the day.