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September
2014
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Europe/Amsterdam

Boy on soccer team named Venom recovers from snakebite

A copperhead bit 10-year-old Carlton Epps between matches at Swope Soccer Village at Swope Park. Before leaving for their home near Branson, Carlton and his parents relived the experience, praised the Children's Mercy Hospital staff and noted the importance of being prepared for emergencies involving young athletes on sports road trips.

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Source: The Kansas City Star