Kirk's family makes statement

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

The office of Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) released the following statement at the request of Senator Kirk's family:

"We want to extend our deepest gratitude to the incredible team at Northwestern Memorial for all they have done for Mark. 

"Words will never be good enough to express the love and appreciation we feel. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you.  As Mark begins the next phase in his recovery, we want to thank the thousands of people around the state, the nation and the world who have called, written notes, sent flowers and offered their thoughts and prayers. 

"Mark's drive and spirit are stronger than ever and we know he will give 110 percent in the days ahead."