Close Local teen overcomes rare brain infection There is no greater fear for a parent than dealing with a child in pain.Some don't have happy endings. Fortunately for our former colleague Kim Hibbs' family, this one did. Frank Cusumano, KSDK 1:39 PM. CDT October 21, 2016 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST Brandon Hibbs looks like a normal 16-year-old high school junior. He is. The difference is Brandon in the last year was paralyzed on one side of his body and had half of skull removed.Frank Cusumano has the remarkable story of his recovery. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Stealthing EGL04252017 Family struck by car fleeing police High school student death under investigation Family pleads for pleading for information that could assist in the investigation into the murders of their loved Video: Tuesday 7pm Web Weather Forecast 4-25-17 Neighbors worried after spotting prowler The Carlinville neighborhood that Sears built Tue web wx 730am Parents of 7-year-old hit, killed by car want driver held accountable Violent St. Louis weekend More Stories Where are St. Louis' car theft hotspots? May 23, 2017, 10:18 p.m. President Trump meets with Pope Francis at Vatican May 24, 2017, 5:57 a.m. Parents mourn loss of baby left in a car May 23, 2017, 11:36 a.m.