Sen. Mark Kirk Prepares for Washington Return

Republican senator from Illinois will make his return a year after suffering a major stroke.
0:49 | 01/03/13

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-- junior senator from the state of Illinois is returning to work in Washington did in Washington today nearly a year after suffering. A major stroke after months of grueling physical and speech therapy senator Mark Kirk has limited use of his left arm and need to -- or even a wheelchair sometimes but the 53 year old is as determined as ever he said he visualize climbing the 45 steps of the capitol. As a source of inspiration. I just thought about the capital has an awful lot of steps. That would be a good symbolic goal for me it to -- it's about setting goals. Almost every month that are big enough meaningful for me. -- -- have a scaled back schedule will do less traveling but he says he still has the stamina to do his job.

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