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2019 Patient Updates

Chris Bertugli

Since my accident we have kept busy. I ride my bicycle every chance I get, and I keep active outside with all of yard work. We have gone hiking, sightseeing and day trips. We had great fun at Yaks and Tracks where we rode rail bikes 10 miles on the railroad tracks from Frostburg to Cumberland MD. 

I am so very blessed to have been given a miracle and I try every day to keep moving forward to show Jesus just how grateful I am for giving me a second chance at life to be with and enjoy those I love. My wife of 37 years is my biggest supporter. She lets me know every chance she gets, that I can do anything I put my mind too.

I want to say thank you to everyone who had a hand in my recovery and made it possible for me to be here. WVU Medicine has the best staff in the world.