Nancy Reagan Hospitalized After Fall


Oct. 15 2008, Published 10:59 a.m. ET

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Former first lady and 87-year-old widow of President Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, is recovering in an L.A. hospital after breaking her pelvis following a fall.

Mrs. Reagan was taken to UCLA Medical Center after complaining about persistent pain following her fall. She will remain in the hospital for a few more days until doctors are happy with her recovery.

The former first lady fractured her pelvis and sacrum.  It's her second time to the hospital this year.  In February, Mrs. Reagan fell and was hospitalized for two days.  Doctors determined she had no serious injuries.

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"Her anticipated recovery is six to eight weeks, including physical therapy and a modified schedule," her spokesman said today in a statement.



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