Tracy Morgan: Hope heals me
Tracy Morgan has shared he is determined to recover from his debilitating automobile accident so he can see his 23-month-old daughter grow up.
The 46-year-old former 30 Rock star suffered serious brain injuries along with breaking his leg, femur, nose and ribs after surviving a deadly car crash in June 2014 that took the life of his friend, comedian James McNair.
Tracy was in a coma for two weeks after the accident and right now he is undergoing intensive physical and speech therapy, in addition to engaging in sessions with a psychologist.
"Sometimes I feel a little off, I might forget things," he confessed to People magazine. "My doctors tell me, my family tells me, 'You are getting better,' so that is the ray of hope and my inspiration. All of those things [are] what keeps me going."
Tracy shares three sons with his ex-wife Sabina. He is also father to 23-month-old daughter Maven with his fiancée Megan Wollover and his children are proving to be another major motivator for him.
"I have a lot to look forward to: I look forward to [her] first day of school, I look forward to being married. I look forward to my son going to college this September," Tracy gushed.
“I want to walk my wife down the aisle. I am determined to play with my little daughter and chase her around.
"I'm really happy. I am happy to be alive."
Tracy and several of his friends were travelling in a limousine after a show when the vehicle was hit by a Walmart truck. The company settled a lawsuit with Tracy last week and accepted full responsibility for what happened.
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