Analysis: Lead

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Atlanta (CNN) -- The young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria underwent a successful skin graft this week as she continues her astounding recovery.
This lead did a very good job of getting to the point and including the most important aspect of the story. In just 22 words and one sentence the reader knows exactly what the following story is about.
Who, what, where, when and why are all covered in this lead. Who-a Georgia woman, what-had a skin graph, where-Georgia, when-this week, why-flesh eating bacteria.
The author used a straight-forward news lead, which seemed very effective in this case.

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