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2013 Alabama AP Awards - Reporter of the Year

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Alabama man claims penis was amputated by mistake

Jul 25, 2014    

(Reuters) - An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.Johnny Lee Banks Jr., 56, said in a lawsuit filed in state court earlier this week that no one at the Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, had told him why it had been necessary to remove his penis. "My client is devastated," said Banks' attorney John Graves.Banks, who is married and does not work due to a disability, did not recall the precise date of the incident but believed it occurred in June,...

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