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Simpson recovering after fall and surgery

CODY (WNE) — The former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson is recovering from a fall he took in California last week, requiring a partial hip replacement and surgery.

His son, Colin Simpson, confirmed that the fall took place on Thursday.

Simpson said when his father fell, he suffered a femoral neck fracture at the head of the femur and under the ball of the hip joint. According to the The National Center for Biotechnology Information, femoral neck fractures are a specific type of intracapsular hip fracture.

Al Simpson only needed a partial hip replacement on about...