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American football player Damar Hamlin who suffered cardiac arrest mid-game is released from hospital

American football player Damar Hamelin collapsed during a Buffalo game and suffered cardiac arrest. He was released from Buffalo’s hospital.

Hamlin had to have his heart re-started twice after he fell to the ground during the match against Cincinnati Bengals on February 2.

Although his condition was listed as critical for almost a week by doctors, the 24-year-old began to communicate via writing slowly over the next few days.

Then, he began to grasp the hands of others and his breathing tube was taken out.

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The Buffalo Bills confirmed Wednesday that he was discharged from the hospital. He will continue his rehabilitation at home.

They stated that Hamlin had undergone a series of cardiac, neurological, and vascular tests before being released. Doctors were confident that Damar could be safely discharged.

Image: Damar Hamlin sent his fans updates via Instagram from his hospital bed. Pic: Instagram

Hamlin created a GoFundMe page to help young people through education, sport and other activities. It raised more than $8.6 million (PS7.1m), in donations after his cardiac arrest. The initial goal of the GoFundMe was $2,500 (PS2,000).

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Some of the proceeds from the sale T-shirts with the slogan “Did we Win?” are being used by him. He is said to have used some of the proceeds from the sale of new T-shirts, emblazoned with “Did We Win?” along with his hands in a shape like a heart to raise money to pay for Cincinnati’s medical facility that treated him.

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Image To show that they were thinking about the American footballer, the Green Bay Packers placed the number 3 (Hamlin’s shirt number) on their field.

Players and fans from American football, as well as many other sports around the globe, have supported Hamlin since his collapse. They also paid tribute to Hamlin in many ways.

The medical staff were forced to rush onto the field at Cincinnati to administer CPR to Hamlin for approximately 10 minutes.

As the crowd fell silent, an ambulance drove onto the pitch. His teammates then huddled together to pray.

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