PHOENIX - A Valley boys has survived the unthinkable: a stick that went into his brain.
"It's a full blown miracle," said the boy's mother Emily Trinidad.
Her son Alonzo was at daycare on May 4 when he slipped and fell onto the toy rhythm stick he was playing with.
A rhythm stick is defined as "a small wooden stick used as a simple percussive instrument in learning the rudiments of musical rhythm".
The stick went through his left eye and plunged four inches into his brain.
"I slipped," said 4-year-old Alonzo. "The stick went into my eye."
He was rushed to Phoenix Children's Hospital where he underwent five hours of surgery.
Doctors unscrewed the stick out of the boy's head and said they expect Alonzo to make a full recovery.
The only way to tell anything happened to Alonzo is the scar on the top of his head.
Doctors admit it's one of the strangest cases they have seen in a while.
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