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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Elliot J. Roth
Nearly a year after a stroke left him barely able to move the left side of his body, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is expected to climb the 45 steps to the Senate's front door this week — a walk that's significant not just for Illinois' junior senator but also for medical researchers and hundreds of thousands of stroke patients.
Dr. Roth said the study represents a new approach to stroke rehabilitation, which traditionally has been slower and more cautious.
The 53-year-old Republican will return to the high-profile, demanding life of a Washington lawmaker after an experimental rehabilitation so intense it's often compared to boot camp, Dr. Roth said.