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Griffin mom battles flesh-eating bacteria

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Denise Alford tells FOX 5 she has no idea how she contracted a flesh-eating bacteria. Denise Alford tells FOX 5 she has no idea how she contracted a flesh-eating bacteria.
GRIFFIN, Ga. -

A Griffin mother who is battling a flesh-eating bacteria says her young children don't understand why it's taking so long for her to heal.  Desiree Alford is home from the hospital, but she still has a long and very difficult road ahead.

Alford says when she first found out she had the bacteria, she was terrified.  She has no idea how she got it.  In fact, she's a stay-at-home mom who says she never went anywhere except to run errands or to her children's school, but now, she just wants to get better so she can get back to being a mom.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH DENISE DILLON'S FULL STORY.

A fund has been set up for Alford and her family.  You can make a donation at any Wells Fargo Bank.  The account is under her mother's name, Cathy Bagley, on behalf of Desiree Nicholson Alford.

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