October 6, 2010 in Region
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Bellevue City Council member John Chelminiak and his wife, Lynn Semlerm share a laugh, releasing some tension after the harrowing description John made of being mauled by a black bear last month during a news conference at Harborview Hospital in Seattle on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.

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Bellevue city council member John Chelminiak describes the injuries to his back and arm when he was mauled by a black bear last month during a news conference along with Dr. Matthew Klein, his plastic surgeon, and his wife, Lynn Semler, at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, Wash. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.

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Bellevue City Council member John Chelminiak describes being mauled by a black bear last month. He’s talking for the first time while still under treatment at Harborview Hospital in Seattle on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.