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Teen Defies Odds After Horrific Murfreesboro Crash

A Murfreesboro teenager is generating national attention for her amazing recovery following a horrific car accident last December. According to WKRN-TV, Caytie Gascoigne recently attended her high school prom when only a few months ago it was debated whether she would ever walk again. She also performed in her senior play at Riverside High School. Gascoigne was in a coma for 21 days at Vanderbilt University Medical Center following the car accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury and several broken bones requiring surgery. The accident occurred when another driver hit her vehicle head-on as she was on her way home from school. The crash resulted in Gascoigne going through extensive physical therapy, including on-site rehabilitation in Atlanta. The driver of the other vehicle was reportedly underinsured, so officials with her school setup fundraisers to help pay for her medical expenses. “I couldn’t walk at first,” Gascoigne told…
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