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Xavier Cummingham is a 10-year-old boy from the US state of Missouri who got attacked by wasps. Fleeing the insects, he fell from a tree house, only to land directly on a foot-long metal meat skewer. The spike penetrated around six inches into his skull, but "miraculously" missed his eyes, brain, spinal cord and major blood vessels. Xavier's mother -- Gabrielle Miller -- has been speaking to BBC Newsday. (Picture: An X-Ray of Xavier Cunningham after a meat skewer impaled his skull. Copyright: HO / Medical News Network / AFP)
Tia Coleman says she lost nine members of her family when the boat sank in a Missouri lake.
People have held a candlelit vigil in honour of the 17 people killed when a Missouri tour boat capsized.