May 11th, 2010
03:16 PM ET
5 years ago

Beau Biden suffers apparent mild stroke, doctors say

Washington (CNN) - Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden - the son of Vice President Joe Biden - has suffered what doctors believe to be a mild stroke, according to the hospital.

Biden "was admitted this morning to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware after having what we believe to be a mild stroke, according to a written statement from Dr. Timothy Gardner, medical director of the Center for Heart and Vascular Surgery at Christiana Care Health System in Delaware.

"He is in good spirits and talking with his family at the hospital. He is fully alert, in stable condition and has full motor and speech skills. We expect him to make a complete recovery."

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  1. Raymond H. Burgoon-Clark

    May God grant healing, grace and peace to him and his family.

    May 11, 2010 04:10 pm at 4:10 pm |
  2. cornell agba

    My warm prayer goes to the family. I am wishing you a full recovery.

    May 11, 2010 04:21 pm at 4:21 pm |
  3. Ancient Texan

    God bless and a very speedy recovery.

    May 11, 2010 04:44 pm at 4:44 pm |
  4. rachel

    Glad he will be well.

    May 11, 2010 04:47 pm at 4:47 pm |
  5. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Don't abandoned ship Capt. Biden, you have much work left to do. God Bless and a speedy recovery.

    May 11, 2010 04:48 pm at 4:48 pm |
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