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Update on Gordie Howe from the Howe Family

by Todd Beam / Detroit Red Wings

The Howe family is pleased to report that over the past week Mr. Hockey has been recovering at a remarkable rate, including his speech, and his ability to walk with the assistance of a walker. Much work lies ahead, and we would like to thank friends and fans worldwide for their prayers and incredible outpouring of support.

Our father has been truly moved by the countless phone calls, letters, emails, posts, and the Red Wings "Get Well" gesture during the October 31 game. Mr. Hockey and the entire Howe family cannot thank you all enough.

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