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Verbatim: Gov. Mitch Daniels recovering after surgery

Statement issued Thursday morning:

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Mitch Daniels is recovering at home after successful surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder.

Indianapolis orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sandy Kunkel performed the outpatient surgery this morning at Indiana Orthopedic Hospital Northwest.

“The surgery went just as planned. The governor is in great physical shape and his recovery should be a quick one,” said Kunkel.

The governor is expected to return to the office sometime next week.

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