(CBC News) Bandaged from the tips of his fingers to above his elbows on both arms, Robin Elgie fades in and out of lucidity in an Edmonton hospital bed under the effects of heavy painkillers.
"If the RCMP didn't get there when they did it would have been bad, because I just didn't have the strength anymore," Elgie said. "I knew I was getting tore up, I don't know if I realized how bad. I did lose a lot of blood."
The 66-year-old heavy-duty mechanic and machine operator said he is fortunate to be alive after a vicious Christmas Day attack inside his trailer home by two marauding pit bulls.
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