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Douglas Carpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 05:48 AM
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George McGovern released from hospital
Source: Argus Leader

Former Sen. George McGovern has been released from Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center, the hospital reported in a statement.

Sen. McGoverns condition continues to improve and we are pleased with his progress, said Dr. Michael Elliott, the chief medical officer at Avera. But its very important that he continue to rest quietly until he has completely healed.

McGovern, 89, was airlifted to Avera on Dec. 2 after falling and hitting his head. He was on his way to the set of C-SPANs series The Contenders, a special show about his 1972 presidential campaign


Read more: http://www.argusleader.com/article/20111208/NEWS/312080...



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Graybeard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:21 AM
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1. Get well soon, Senator.
I still have my "For McGovern Before Miami"

lapel pin from 1972.
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FailureToCommunicate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 09:21 AM
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2. Thanks for the better news.
Wishing you a speedy recovery to full health, Senator.
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renate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 10:09 AM
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3. great news!
Here's to a continuing speedy recovery! :toast:
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tblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 02:20 PM
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4. He is precious.
Get better, sir!
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