‘I cried for the doctor to cut off my leg’ – a paramedic student tells her story

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Anghuwo Wilka’s painful recovery from a car accident that almost took her life was the inspiration for her studies to become a paramedic.
Anghuwo Wilka’s painful recovery from a car accident that almost took her life was the inspiration for her studies to become a paramedic.
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One minute she was on her way back home with friends and the next thing she remembers is waking up in a hospital with nurses stitching her up and doctors working on her leg.

The 26-year-old woman from Windhoek, Namibia, was in excruciating pain. She had been severely injured in a car accident.

Her leg was cut open and it felt like her bones were in pieces, Anghuwo Wilka tells Drum.

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