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Resolute Carmen battling to walk again

Tue 8 Feb 2011 In: New Zealand Daily News

Carmen Rupe remains in a Sydney Hospital after a fall in her home which left her with a fractured hip. The trans-Tasman trans legend is in St Vincent's Hospital's Rehabilitation Unit, recovering from surgery. "They are trying to help me walk again which I find very painful but a girl has to do what she must," she has written in a Facebook update. Rupe has lost more weight and her recovery is expected to be long and slow. She has thanked all those who have sent her kind wishes. "Love you all," she concludes. Visitors are allowed between 2pm and 4pm at the Darlinghurst Rd hospital You can discuss this New Zealand glbt community news story in the GayNZ.com Forum.    

Credit: GayNZ.com Daily News staff

First published: Tuesday, 8th February 2011 - 4:34pm

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