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LSU cheer coach heads to rehab center

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

There were cheers and tears at a morning pep rally as well-wishers gathered to send off LSU assistant cheer coach Chico Garcia as he heads out of state for rehab.

Garcia was seriously injured in a boating accident two weeks ago.

He is now paralyzed from the chest down and can't use his arms.

Garcia is headed to a rehabilitation center in Atlanta, where his family hopes he'll receive the best treatment.

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