Governor Recovering from Morning Knee Surgery

September 8, 2003 -- Posted at: 2:27 p.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Governor Huckabee is convalescing this afternoon following knee surgery.

Spokesman Jim Harris says the arthroscopic procedure that Dr. Richard Nix performed this morning to repair torn cartilage in the governor's left knee went without a hitch.  The surgery was done on an outpatient basis and Huckabee was back at the Governor's Mansion responding to staff e-mails this afternoon.

Harris says the governor expects to resume a normal schedule later this week.

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