She said he was “trapped inside his own body,” aware of what has happened.
On a Facebook page his family has used to post updates about Doucet’s condition, the family said Friday that he would go back to Fairmont to finish his senior year.
“It has been his goal to go back to high school and get his diploma,” the post said. “He will gradually transition back into Fairmont in the fall, and we are overjoyed.”
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Despite the severe damage caused by the stroke, Doucet works hard every day, the family said.
“We go to the movies often,” the post said. “He is always up for an adventure and loves to get out of the house. So please, if you see us out, stop by and say, ‘Hi.’ He loves that.”
Doucet will turn 19 in August.