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Been out for a while

Hi all! Sorry I've been out for awhile. I had a little accident (not with the car), and managed to break my left hand and wrist in three places...
Hence typing is a little tougher/slower. While it sucks for me, my wife is enjoying driving the 55... I figure it's not really fun or safe driving it with one arm. Hopefully I can reclaim it in November or December.

Anyway, last month a buddy and went to the Belgium Grand Prix. It was a great race even though Merc-McLaren had the win stripped away by a controversial ruling. Below is a picture of the car MB had on display at there booth.
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Sorry to hear about the accident, here's to a quick recovery!
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Welcome back and take care of that arm. Is that the new SLK?
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KtownAMG, hope the wrist and hand heals well soon. Start mobilizing the digits when the pain improves.

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Thanks guys. Damn I miss driving the car!!!!!!!!!! Hopefully 4 more weeks & I'm G2G
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Hello and welcome back, I am sorry to hear about your late incident but then again you can sit back relax and catchup on the threads you've missed over here. I hope you have a fast recovery, have a nice day.

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Ouch! Heres to a quick recovery!
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Ya gotta get that car away from your wife before she gets too attached to the 55

And good luck with that!!!
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