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American Suffers "Biggest Goring Wound" Doctor Has Ever Seen During Bullfighting Festival In Spain

Benjamin Miller, 20, is recovering from injuries to his sphincter, thighs, and back. WARNING: Some images are disturbing.

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Miller had to undergo a three-hour surgery for injuries to his sphincter, thighs, and back.

"It's not the worst injury I've seen, but it's the biggest goring wound I've ever had to operate on," his surgeon, Enrique Crespo, told the AP.

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Two other people, a Scottish native and a Spaniard, also sustained less serious injuries at the same festival, according to the AP.

A town official told the AP that 45,000 to 50,000 people were attending the town's four-day event.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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