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Sen. Mark Kirk Undergoes Surgery To Remove Gall Bladder

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"Saturday morning Senator Mark Kirk went to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital with stomach pains," a statement read. "Doctors determined that, due to the fact that he had gall stones, his gall bladder needed to be removed. This morning Senator Kirk underwent a successful surgery to have his gall bladder removed and is resting comfortably. His doctor expects a quick recovery."