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Sandusky assault victim wants life back

Emil Whitis • Aug 22, 2011 at 9:00 AM

A group of men savagely beat a Sandusky man outside Daly's bar on May 29, leaving his limp body in the rain and a pool of blood.

Mike Ackerman, 46, survived, but barely -- he now faces a life of limitations. Unable to work or sleep, Ackerman lives with his parents, Shirley and Eddie Ackerman, on the west edge of town.

"I'm just not me anymore," he said. "I'm trying to get used to it, but I can't."

If you ask his parents, Ackerman was an industrious man just three months ago.

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