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    Holiday miracle

    Exciting news out of Rutgers University.

    Nj.com reports Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has regained some sensation in his hands two months after he was paralyzed making a kickoff tackle in a game against Army.

    LeGrand has been working with doctors in physical therapy and is breathing on his own after having been put on a ventilator.  It’s still unclear how much neurological function LeGrand will get back, though doctors called the development a positive sign.

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