Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing from Pagosa Springs, Colo., hugs her teddy bear while her father Sean Downing and mother Darcy Downing talk about her recovery from Bubonic Plague at the Rocky ... more 
Seven-year-old Sierra Jane Downing from Pagosa Springs, Colo., hugs her teddy bear while her father Sean Downing and mother Darcy Downing talk about her recovery from Bubonic Plague at the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Luke's during a news conference Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in Denver. It is believed Downing caught the Bubonic Plague from burying a dead squirrel. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jack Dempsey
Wed, Sep 5, 2012 3:42 PM EDT