Memories of mauling and a boy’s struggle to survive haunt a quiet community.
Open wounds: The tattered lives of a pit bull rampage
'It's OK. I know these dogs.'
By Carolyn Starks and John Keilman
Tribune staff reporters
Published August 13, 2006
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.
This is multi-part story being told over several days this week. I have already ready the 1st two segments and all I can say is what an amazing boy!!