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Devon Gales prepares to leave Shepherd Center in Atlanta for a while

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The family of injured Southern football player Devon Gales has provided more details about his schedule for the next few weeks.

His father said Gales, 22, will be released from Shepherd Center in Atlanta on Wednesday. He will then attend an event at the University of Georgia in Athens on Friday.

Gales will return to Baton Rouge on March 5. His father said the injured football player will be home for a month before returning to Atlanta for three more months of therapy.

The former Central High standout sustained the injury during Southern's game against the University of Georgia on September 26.

A fund was set up by the Southern University System is assisting the family financially with travel and other expenses accrued while Devon was being treated in Georgia.

Donations can be made online at the Devon Gales Fund website or mailed to the following address:

Southern University System Foundation
c/o Devon Gales Fund
PO Box 9562
Baton Rouge, LA 70813

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