Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver’s Son Released From Hospital
First Published: July 26, 2011 2:23 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- After spending nine days in the hospital following a serious boogie boarding accident, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver’s son, Christopher, is finally home.
The 13-year-old was released from the hospital on Monday night, his mother Tweeted on Tuesday.
“Blessed to be able to take Christopher out of the hospital last night. What a feeling of relief to know that he’s going to be fine,” Maria posted on her Twitter page on Tuesday morning. “Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers. The whole family, especially Christopher, felt your love.”
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Christopher was hospitalized on July 17 after suffering a collapsed lung and multiple broken bones resulting form a boogie boarding accident in Malibu.
The estranged couple’s son was admitted to the ICU following the accident and Maria offered her heartfelt thanks to the staff who cared for Christopher.
“I will forever be grateful to the amazing doctors, nurses and hospital staff in the ICU who helped my son,” her Tweets continued. “We were very lucky. Many patients and families we met have been there so long and have no end in sight. I pray for their recovery.”
On Monday night, Arnold also took to his Twitter page to offer an encouraging update on his son.
“Thanks for all your support for Christopher. It means a lot to me & to him. He’s doing much better & we’ll have him back at full speed soon,” the former California governor posted.
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