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TJ Lavin Released From Hospital, Mother Says He'll Ride Again

Competitive rider/MTV host TJ Lavin was induced into a coma after being thrown from his bike, knocked unconscious and critically injured during a BMX event in Vegas last month. After a month in the hospital, he went home yesterday.

"TJ's welcome home was pretty subdued - no bells or whistles - so not to overstimulate him since he's recovering from a brain injury. He sat with a few friends, ate pizza and hot wings and watched football - it was good," his mother Barbara Lavin tells ...
"He's walking, talking, reading and beginning to look like himself again - the swelling and bruising from the orbital fracture is finally starting to fade, he's had two black eyes since the accident... he's a lucky man." ...
"I've no doubt he will ride again but, oh yeah, he's done riding competitively. The doctor said he can't afford any more head injuries - if he was a football player, he'd be down."


Great news.

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