‘Miraculous’: Boy Survives After Meat Skewer Pierces Skull

The skewer completely missed his eye, brain, spinal cord and major blood vessels and doctors think he could recover completely.

  • Published 12 September 2018
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HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back of his head. But miraculously, that's where Xavier Cunningham's bad luck ended. The skewer had completely missed Xavier's eye, brain, spinal cord and major blood vessels, The Kansas City Star reports . Xavier's harrowing experience began Saturday afternoon when yellow jackets… Read at AP News