The enduring agony of a pit bull rampage
Memories of a mauling and a boy's struggle to survive haunt a quiet community
Brooks Foley heard a soft whimper and stopped still in the hallway. The sound was barely audible at first over the hiss of a shower, but it grew louder and louder until it was a heartbreaking sob.
His 10-year-old son was falling apart.
Four months had passed since the rain-soaked November afternoon outside of Cary when a neighbor's three pit bulls attacked Nick Foley. The dogs tore pounds of flesh from his arms and legs. They broke bones, slashed nerves, spilled half of his blood onto the wet grass.
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Part 1: The enduring agony of a pit bull rampage Accessed: 2011-12-21. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/647587Ep7)
Part 2: A rebuilt body, a fragile spirit Accessed: 2011-12-21. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6475FEXtn)
Part 3: Finding strength to be a kid Accessed: 2011-12-21. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6475NTxTX)
By Carolyn Starks and John KeilmanTribune staff reporters August 13, 2006