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Stabbed NYPD officer leaves hospital

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NYPD officer Eder Loor waves to fellow officers (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NYPD officer Eder Loor waves to fellow officers (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

A New York City police officer stabbed in the temple with a switchblade that pierced his brain has left the hospital.  
 
Officer Eder Loor was injured on April 17 while answering a call about an emotionally disturbed person in East Harlem.
 
He was released from Mount Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon.
 
Loor told the Daily News, from his hospital bed, that he's happy to be going home to his pregnant wife and 4-year-old daughter.
 
He said he has sharp pain on the left side of his face and faces long rehabilitation. But he added "God gave me a second chance."
 
The knife passed behind Loor's eye and into his brain. Doctors were able to remove a blood clot in emergency surgery.

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