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2-year-old girl stabs herself in the head with scissors while parents were busy preparing food

By Mason White 6:03 PM October 15, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A young girl is lucky to be alive after she stabbed herself while playing with scissors as her parents were busy preparing food for lunch, doctors in China said.

The 2-year-old girl identified as Honghong of Suqian, was left alone to play in her room while her parents were busy preparing lunch.

The child managed to find scissors, and when the mother called her for lunch, she tripped and fell, stabbing the sharp object into her head.

Honghong screamed, and her parents transported her to a nearby hospital. X-rays showed that 2 inches of the blades was embedded in her head.

She was transferred to the Nanjing Children’s Hospital, where the sharp object was removed from her brain. The girl is now in recovery, and doctors are hopeful that she did not suffer brain damage.