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Derek’s Story

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Latest Journal Update

Today is a good day

As of today, Derek is now using crutches, no more wheelchair.  He had is appointment with his Ortho surgeon and he said he is completely healed.  He has full weight bearing on his left leg and 50% on his right for the time being.  

He also so his facial surgeon today, braces and bands are gone.  Next appointment in late May.  His last "minor" facial surgery mid to late June.

Yeah!