Washington Boy Says He Spoke to God After Flesh-Eating Bacteria Threatened Life

For a parent, it was unthinkable and terrifying -- a simple split lip that suddenly erupted into a disfiguring, life-threatening infection in a sweet-faced 5-year-old boy. But while Jake Finkbonner's mother and father spent days fearing their son would die, Jake at one point found himself experiencing something he said was beautiful. "I was in heaven and I spoke to God," the boy, now 11, said. It began when Jake, who lives with his family in Ferndale, Wash., was playing basketball and hit his...Full Story
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