Tracy Morgan: “I Want To Walk My Wife Down The Aisle”
Tracy Morgan, best known for his off-the-wall humor, funny voices and uncanny ability to make us laugh by just being himself returned to television for the first time in his first television interview almost a year after the horrific traffic accident. The accident wounded his body and injured his brain. Tracy said in the NBC interview that he is on the road to recovery, although he still walks with a cane and has headaches and memory problems.”I have my good days and my bad days when I forget things,” he told Today’s Matt Lauer. “There are times when I have the headaches and the nose bleeds.”
“I wonder how I’m gonna be funny again,” Morgan said. “Remembering my identity, what do I do?”
Holding onto a cane, Morgan was overcome by emotion when talking about his fans, who he said have encouraged him to “come back.”
“I can’t wait to make them laugh again,” he said.
“I don’t want to walk my wife down the aisle with a cane or in a wheelchair,” Morgan, told PEOPLE. ” So I had to go hard with the therapy.”
“I had to get better,” he continues. “There was no ifs, ands or buts about it.”
When it comes to his ongoing journey to heal, Morgan says that learning how to sit down, stand up and walk again has been the most physically challenging obstacle, but his wedding has served as a big motivator.
Tracy is one of 275,000 Americans who suffer a brain injury each year that is severe enough to require hospitalization, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Morgan’s beginning of recovery things looked pretty grim right after the accident on June 7, 2014. His lawyer, Benedict Morelli told the Associated Press, “when you have a traumatic brain injury, it takes a very long time to…