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First Coast man heads home after battling rare bacterial infection

10:18 PM, Jul 12, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man recovering from a rare bacterial infection is finally home tonight.

Steven Walker's family and friends gathered to see him off from rehab today. Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson Deville was even there for the big send-off.

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Walker was in critical care back in May after undergoing a surgery to amputate his arms in order to save his life. He also lost his legs from the knee down.

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You'll hear from Walker tonight on First Coast News at 11.

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