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Formula One champion Michael Schumacher awakes from coma, leaves hospital

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After a long stay in the hospital, a Formula One champion is out of the hospital.

Seven-time champion Michael Schumacher was hospitalized in December after a skiing accident.

On Monday ,the driver’s manager released a statement, saying he is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he was receiving treatment.

However, it did not offer any details about Schumacher’s current condition.

It says he had left the hospital in Grenoble to “continue his long phase of rehabilitation” but didn’t say where he had been taken.

The statement said the family wanted to thank all those who sent Schumacher good wishes.

It also said, “For the future, we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye.”