Toddler Survives After Pencil Pierces Her Skull

20-month-old Olivia Smith is recovering after suffering three strokes while hospitalized.
0:46 | 01/24/13

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In New Hampshire a baby girl is on the road to recovery just two weeks after a freak accident nearly killed -- Twenty month old Olivia Smith was on -- -- coloring with her new pencils. When she fell a bright orange pencil pierced her skull penetrating four inches into her brain. I didn't say anything but I remember my three year old saying the pencils and her head Hugo and had a forty -- -- on the corner of the side. It was it was there's about two and a half -- recruit coming out I'm sticking out. Olivia suffered a stroke in the hospital but is now recovering surgeons say the pencil picked up perfect -- -- -- -- -- -- Just missing the optic nerve and all major. Arteries.

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