CHAMPCAR/CART: Al Unser Jr.'s Daughter Update

Cody Unser, twelve year old daughter of Cart FedEx driver Al Unser Jr., has been diagnosed with "Transverse Myelitus". This is a viral infection that involves the spinal cord. Cody's first through seventh vertebrae have affected. She is ...

Cody Unser, twelve year old daughter of Cart FedEx driver Al Unser Jr., has been diagnosed with "Transverse Myelitus". This is a viral infection that involves the spinal cord. Cody's first through seventh vertebrae have affected. She is experiencing some paralysis from the chest down.

No prognosis has been made at this time as to her recovery. Experts say that the average recovery time is about 18 months.

Cody was playing basketball this past week when she started having back pain.

Her father withdrew from the IROC Series to return home to be with Cody and the rest of the family.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Al Unser Jr.