West Nile recovery a long, slow and painful process for Oklahoma City man

Bob Matthews, 77, of Oklahoma City, has been working to recover from West Nile virus for about seven months. Matthews, a retired Heritage Hall principal, is partially paralyzed because of the virus.

BY JACLYN COSGROVE Published: December 25, 2012
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Every day, Bob Matthews fights through the pain that is recovery.

The physical therapy sessions hurt, but they’re worth the hope that one day, he’ll walk again.

“Therapy is painful,...

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