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EEE victim returns to school

April 12, 2004

Valdosta - A South Georgia girl bitten by a mosquito with Eastern Equine Encephalitis last summer will return to school Tuesday.

Eleven-year-old Jennifer Tucker will be in class at West Gordon Elementary in Valdosta. She suffered a stroke and was in a coma for several weeks, and still can't speak or walk.

Jennifer returned to a new, handicapped accessible home built by neighbors and community volunteers back in November.

Doctors expect her to make a full recovery.

posted at 4:45 P.M. by ashley.harper@walb.com