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Frostbitten UMD Student Recovering at Home in St. Cloud

Created: 02/12/2014 5:46 PM WDIO.com

The University of Minnesota Duluth student who spent nearly two months in the hospital due to severe frostbite is finally back at home.

Alyssa Lommel's mother says she's the 19-year-old is recovering at her house in St. Cloud. The teen is getting visits from home health care nurses, and physical and occupational therapists.

Alyssa had much of her hands and parts of her feet amputated at Region's Hospital in St. Paul. She was severely frostbitten in December when she spent a night on the porch of a Duluth home in subzero temperatures.

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