BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - Twelve-year-old Kali Hardig of Benton survived a deadly form of parasitic meningitis, and is now back home.
Becoming only the third survivor in the world with the infection, Arkansas Children's Hospital released her on Wednesday. She was welcomed back to town Thursday with a parade.
On Monday, Kali started back to school part-time.
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