NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
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(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The remarkable recovery of snowboarder Kevin Pearce, who nearly died after crashing in 2009, and his hope to compete again featured; scenes shown of the crash and the rehab process; clips shown from the HBO documentary “The Crash Reel.” [Kevin’s father Simon PEARCE- comments.] [K. PEARCE – says he still has a lot of healing to do; says it’s not worth it to put his family in a situation where he could get hurt again.] [Brother David PEARCE – says he doesn’t want Kevin to be in a wheelchair.] [Mother Pia PEARCE- says he is open to helping other people and supporting families going through challenges.]
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