Creigh Deeds: "I Am Alive So Must Live. Some Wounds Won't Heal."

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Nov. 22 2013 11:59 AM

Creigh Deeds Is Out of The Hospital

Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds was released from the hospital this morning, three days after his 24-year-old son apparently stabbed him several times before taking his own life with a gun. The Democratic lawmaker took to Twitter to offer his first public comments since the death of his son. Deeds, understandably, appears to be struggling to make sense of everything.

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