KSTP Anchor Chris Egert Continues Healing, Takes First Outdoor Walk Post-Surgery

A video still of KSTP anchor Chris Egert's first walk outside post surgery. Photo: Chris Egert, Facebook
A video still of KSTP anchor Chris Egert's first walk outside post surgery.

December 19, 2017 12:35 PM

Less than two weeks after his amputation surgery, KSTP anchor Chris Egert is on the move and sharing stories of those who have reached out to him.

In a post on his Facebook page, Egert said he talked with a man from Illinois who saw one of his Facebook videos and made a similar decision to undergo amputation surgery.


"I'm proud of him for making the brave choice, and honored that he wanted to hear my advice on the subject," Egert wrote in the post.

He also shared a video his wife took of him going for his first walk outside post-surgery.

You can send Egert well wishes and see his progress by following his Facebook page.

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Rebecca Omastiak

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