Teen With Brain Injury Returns Home to New Room

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa –A teen is home for the holidays after spending more than a year and a half in both the hospital and a brain injury rehabilitation center. The 18-year-old returned home a few days before Thanksgiving, and TJ Denham is finally able to sleep in his own new room fit for his needs.Mom Kelly Denham says, “His spirits are lifted. I think he’s very happy. He’s more relaxed now that he’s home.”The teen has been in medical facilities since suffering a life threatening neurological condition in April of 2013. Mrs. Denham says, “His tailbone had been bothering him, and I took him to the doctor to have it looked at. And, they heard a heart murmur, and that’s what started the whole thing. He had heart surgery and just many complications afterwards.”

While TJ worked on getting back skills at On With Life Brain Rehabilitation Center in…

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