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Mary Lou Released From Hospital

October 25th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Former Gold-Medal Olympic Gymnast Mary Lou Retton is out of the hospital and recovering at home following a 2-week stay in a Texas ICU with a rare form of pneumonia.  Retton, who grew up in Fairmont, West Virginia has a long recovery ahead, according to her daughters. A crowdfunding effort to raise money for Retton who has no health insurance had an initial goal of $50,000 but has garnered almost half a million dollars.