The girl from Missouri was released from the insect, who recently found refuge in her eye and stayed there for 9 hours. But when the unwanted guest finally showed up, the girl decided that it deserves its own name, and called him Todd.
When 6-year-old Sibika monk woke up around 1:30 a.m. on April 29, she cried alot and felt a burning sensation in his left eye. She ran to mom, Chris monk, who noticed “something black” on the eyeball daughter. Thinking it may be the eggs of the gadfly, Chris (40 years) was awakened by her husband, Joseph (’43) and they took the girl to the nearest hospital in the district of Laclede County, Missouri.
When they arrived, the eyes of the girls began to stand out pus. “By the time we were in the hospital, she was calm, and we went to talk to the nurse,”– said Chris Kennedy News and Media. “Then Sibika closed her eyes and when she opened it, it just slipped. The nurse said something like “Oh my God” and grabbed a napkin, and I exclaimed “Oh my God, this is beetle””.
Black pine beetle the size of a bean, who was in the eye Sibika before hid under the eye, had died and her body had successfully rid of it.
The nurse, the doctor and Chris flinched at his appearance, but the girl was happy to see who was hiding in her eye and decided to give the bug the name Todd. “Sibika asked if she could see him, so I bent over and she just said “hi, Todd,” so simply and quietly, and then walked away”, says Chris.
The girl was very strong nerves, because she never even lost my appetite after the incident. “I’m trying not to panic because from the eyes of my daughter just took the beetle and she says “Oh, look, a bug. Let’s eat ice cream””, recalls Chris.
The doctor checked the baby’s eyes and confirmed that no damage there.