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Old 31.05.2015, 12:57
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John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

Accident happened this morning in Haute Savoie (F). He was flown to HUG hospital in Geneva. Apparently he broke his leg.
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

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Accident happened this morning in Haute Savoie (F). He was flown to HUG hospital in Geneva. Apparently he broke his leg.
Well they made the wise decision to quickly bring him back to Geneva as there are no adequate medical facilities anywhere in Geneva's neighboring France (Ain, Hte-Savoie...).

As they say in Romandie, I'm wishing him "un bon rétablissement".


BTW, I think this thread should be merged with this one:

Sec. John Kerry gets velo help in Lausanne
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Old 31.05.2015, 19:21
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

Probably didn't clip-out early enough.
And probably wasn't concentrated enough.
He should do some physiotherapy and some generic fitness-training, to build-up supporting muscles.
Maybe he should give Michelle a call...

Just biking then and now is a recipe for disaster.

Too bad, I got a sense that he really liked those bike-rides in Switzerland and France.
And it does help to clear your head, for sure.
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Old 31.05.2015, 21:39
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

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BTW, I think this thread should be merged with this one:

Sec. John Kerry gets velo help in Lausanne
I don't agree. Considering who was involved in this 'accident', and the co-incidence of Kerry's recent visit to Sochi, it is obviously not as simple as it has been presented in the press.
It should be merged with this Russia and NATO in the News because this is clearly a Russian plot aimed directly at US interests.
I imagine that at this moment, the NSA are currently checking out the systems at the Geneva Hospital to ensure that Russian, Chinese, Iranian, North Korean or other hackers are unable to render further damage to this unwitting victim.
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Accident happened this morning in Haute Savoie (F). He was flown to HUG hospital in Geneva. Apparently he broke his leg.
the name of the hospital implies that the injury is psychological rather than physical
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

And he doesn't have decent private medical insurance.
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And he doesn't have decent private medical insurance.
Uncle Sam will write a cheque.
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

I wish he was treated by an american doctor who had to give up his citizenship because of FATCA

If we need to merge threads then it should be with this one "Cyclist from hell"
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the name of the hospital implies that the injury is psychological rather than physical
Geneva University Hospital...?
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Geneva University Hospital...?
H-U-G => hug
(Assuming, I got the joke right)

took a moment to sink in, I admit.
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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

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Re: John Kerry broke his leg in a bike accident

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Probably didn't clip-out early enough.
And probably wasn't concentrated enough.
He should do some physiotherapy and some generic fitness-training, to build-up supporting muscles.
Maybe he should give Michelle a call...

Just biking then and now is a recipe for disaster.

Too bad, I got a sense that he really liked those bike-rides in Switzerland and France.
And it does help to clear your head, for sure.
Yes. I hope at 71, you too can be out every day doing half centuries and practicing clip outs in between your duties as statesman.
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Old 01.06.2015, 09:33
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Yes. I hope at 71, you too can be out every day doing half centuries and practicing clip outs in between your duties as statesman.

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I meant,
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