Photo Gallery: Face chewing victim recovers

MIAMI (AP)

A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack last year in Miami appeared Tuesday to be mostly at peace with his disfigurement, strumming a guitar, making jokes and thanking people for their donations to help pay for his care.

Ronald Poppo doesn’t like to leave his hospital room, though, and he won’t allow anyone to visit, other than his doctors and nurses. He lost his left eye, his nose and most of the surrounding skin when a naked man attacked him for no reason beside a highway a year ago.

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醫生稱Ronald Poppo在職業治療師的指導下,正學習如何照料自己的生活。 Doctors say Ronald Poppo has been working with an occupational therapist to learn how to take care of himself. The doctors say Poppo also has learned to play guitar and practices daily. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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