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Prague Hospitalized After Minor Stroke

Please use the comment box to send get-well wishes to the senator

Sen. Edith Prague is in the hospital after suffering a minor stroke on Christmas Eve. 

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman have just sent get-well wishes to Prague. 

“We offer Sen. Prague our hopes for her full and quick recovery," they wrote in a press release issued this afternoon. "We have reached out to the Senator to let her know she is in our thoughts and prayers and are pleased that she is in good spirits as she begins the healing process.  Senator Prague is a much beloved figure at the Capitol -- an outstanding advocate for her district, and a staunch ally and friend to seniors across the state.  We send her our well-wishes, offer her family our support, and hope for her speedy return to the Senate.”

The Hartford Courant reports that Prague's spokesman, Lawrence Grotheer, said she "was not feeling well" following some "minor outpatient surgery" before Christmas.

The Courant went on to say that Prague was planning to attend an event in Montville but her illness had forced her to cancel, Grotheer said.

Prague, who is 86, was first elected to the state Senate in 1994, after serving for eight years in the House of Representatives. She is a Democrat, representing   the 19th District, which includes Andover, Bozrah, Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Sprague, Norwich and a portion of Montville.

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Please use the comment box below to send get-well wishes to Sen. Prague.

Carrie Jacobson December 30, 2011 at 10:23 AM
Posted on the Montville Patch Facebook Page: Judy Danao - Prayers to Sen Prague. She is a great lady who served her state well. I pray for a fast recovery and for her family, I hope they are doing well with this and our prayers go out to them as well. Claire Peck - Get well soon. You are a very strong lady and a little stroke can't keep you down !! Best wishes for a speedy recovery !
Patrick Dougherty December 30, 2011 at 01:28 PM
Edith get well the people of SE connecticut need you. Patricia and I are praying for you. Patrick Dougherty
Tiiu December 30, 2011 at 05:10 PM
Wishing you a speedy recovery, Senator Prague. Your health is now paramount, so take the time to take care of yourself.
Naomi Rodriguez December 30, 2011 at 06:55 PM
Dear Senator Prague, I pray for a speedy recovery, but I know you - you are going to fight this with everything you have. Take care of yourself and enjoy the time with your family. I expect to hear more great things from you.
Jane Aarnio December 30, 2011 at 09:05 PM
Get well soon. Our prayers and good wishes are for you.

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