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Old 08-06-2009, 07:24 PM   #1
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Cast Member broke his neck during pirate tutorial. SAD Update post 99.

Just found out from a friend that a CM working the pirate tutorial at Magic Kingdom today broke his neck and had to get 55 stitches in his face. Thankfully no signs of paralysis - he is in surgery now with a Neurosurgeon.

Not sure how this happened or what "role" the CM was playing.

Please keep this CM in your prayers.

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Old 08-06-2009, 07:28 PM   #2
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That is terrible! I hope his surgery goes well and that recovery goes quickly.
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:31 PM   #3
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Hope all goes well....that's scary but sounds like "no paralysis" is a positive thing...send our best wishes & a quick recovery.

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My thoughts and prayers are with this CM and their family
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:34 PM   #5
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Oh that is terrible, poor man whomever he is or was playing. Best wishes to him for a quick recovery
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:34 PM   #6
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That's awful! My thoughts are with him XxX
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:39 PM   #7
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A little more information about the accident. Apparently he lost his footing and fell into a brick wall. He has a broken neck, 55 stitches in his head, broken wrist, and dislocated finger. I don't believe he was "Jack" but the other pirate that assists with the tutorial.

He is reportedly in good spirits which is a good sign.
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OMG...how scary! All the best to him for a speedy recovery.
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So sorry to hear about his accident. We'll be praying for him.

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we'll be praying for him. so sorry to hear that happened.
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OMG! That's horrible, he is in my thoughts and prayers.
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Sending prayers and positive thoughts to the CM and the family....

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Old 08-06-2009, 08:18 PM   #13
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Wow thats bad. I hpe he makes a full recovery soon.
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My thoughts and prayers are with him as well. Hopefully some pixie dust makes it his way too.
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sorry to hear and I hope he has a speedy recovery
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