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12-Year-Old Who Was Brutally Scalped on Carnival Ride Shares Her Story a Year Later

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"My scars don't define me."

You’ve heard the urban legend: A girl with long hair is enjoying herself at a theme park when her hair gets caught in a ride…

It’s terrifying and probably makes your skin crawl, but this tale is more than just a warning from parents. Just last year we saw 11-year-old Elizabeth Gilreath suffer such a devastating incident at a carnival in Nebraska. Now, after months of surgery, 28 blood transfusions, and one year of recovery, Elizabeth is ready to tell her story.

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