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'KFC girl' gets new eye

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The young dog mauling victim at the center of a KFC hoax controversy arrived in Florida to receive a new prosthetic eye. (Source: WBBH/NBC) The young dog mauling victim at the center of a KFC hoax controversy arrived in Florida to receive a new prosthetic eye. (Source: WBBH/NBC)

NAPLES, FL (WBBH/NBC) - The young dog mauling victim at the center of an alleged hoax has arrived in Florida to be fitted with a new prosthetic eye.

Victoria Wilcher, 3, arrived from Mississippi with her family to meet a Naples expert in prosthetics.

Wilcher has been in the spotlight recently after her grandmother claimed she was kicked out of a Mississippi KFC due to her facial scars.

Though the chain restaurant denies that claim, which others labeled a hoax, help is still being offered to the girl.

Wilcher was mauled by a pit bull and lost her right eye in the attack. Naples ocularist Raymond Peters plans to fit Wilcher for a new series of eyes.

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