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Local Olympian Kayla Harrison has knee surgery

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MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) -

Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison has had surgery to repair her knee.

Harrison, 22, of Middletown, tweeted photos from the hospital on Thursday.

"The comeback has started," she wrote with a picture of her standing.

Harrison is the first American to win a gold medal in judo. She won the medal during the London 2012 games. She trains in Boston.

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