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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Coma Boy Heads Home

MOUNTAINSIDE, New Jersey ) -- A 12-year-old Russian boy who fell into a coma after being hit by a car in the United States last December was discharged from a hospital and plans to leave for Moscow on Wednesday.

Eugene Morozov was on a five-week tour of the United States with the Moscow Boys Choir when the accident happened. He remained in a coma until late March.

His doctors said the boy has made tremendous progress and was "a model patient."