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Traci Maccoux, 22, sits in her Brooklyn Park home on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. She

Brooklyn Park woman deals with fungal meningitis

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Pain is no stranger to Traci Maccoux.

For years, the 22-year-old Brooklyn Park woman has relied on medical devices and periodic injections of a steroid medication into her back to deal with leg pain from a chronic neurological condition.


But this summer, two of those shots brought a side effect no one expected.

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