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State Lawmaker Thanks Well-Wishers After Son’s Balcony Fall

Posted at 10:29 AM, Oct 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-03 10:29:17-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Kentucky state representative said that after 33 days in a coma, his son has started responding to commands.

On August 30, State Representative Chris Harris’s 19-year-old son, Corbin, fell from his apartment balcony in Lexington. It happened on South Broadway.

On October 2, the representative posted on Facebook, “I’ve had some really great days in my life, but none any better than today, October 2, 2018”.

Harris goes on to say that his son is responding to commands. “While he still has a very long and uncertain road ahead, today marks the clearing of a huge hurdle in that he is able to process a command and act on it.”

I’ve had some really great days in my life, but none any better than today, October 2, 2018. After 33 days in a coma,…

Posted by State Representative Chris Harris on Tuesday, October 2, 2018


LEX 18 reached out to Representative Harris.  He issued this statement, “We appreciate the countless prayers and well wishes we’ve received from around the State and ask folks to continue praying for Corbin as he has a long and challenging road ahead of him. “