Update From Julie Donato's FB post
6/27 (Julie Donato): Update on Joe after today's surgery from Julie's FB post tonight. "I left Joe in the neurological ICU, and he’s making good process. Of course, he’s in some pain, still groggy, but early indications are positive. He was able to stand, and tomorrow, he will walk. It seems that he has regained sensation of his legs and stomach — and his right hand can squeeze better. He looks good and is in good spirits. We are both going to sleep well tonight! Thank you all for so much love and support, it means the world. This has been a long and painful road but I feel very hopeful now."