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Sidelined Pierce, Neb. athlete back to home to support team

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PIERCE, NE (KTIV) -

A Pierce, Nebraska high school Football player who suffered a brain hemorrhage following a hit in a game four weeks ago, returned to his hometown Thursday. Shelton Dvorak got a hero's welcome from hundreds of people who lined the streets.

Shelton has undergone surgeries and has been recovering at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln.

He still has one more surgery left to replace a piece of his skull that doctors had to temporarily remove to help stop the swelling.

Last night he was there are his Bluejay football team won their round-one playoff game at home, defeating Grand Island C-C 54-14.

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