Special Homecoming Tonight for High School Wrestler Injured in December in Huntsville

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Hunter Garstin, during his recovery (Photo: Prayers for Hunter Garstin Facebook page)

Hunter Garstin, during his recovery (Photo: Prayers for Hunter Garstin Facebook page)

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WHNT) – After spending months in the hospital, a teenager paralyzed in a wrestling tournament in Huntsville is finally getting to go home.

There will be a special homecoming tonight at approximately 6 p.m. for Hunter Garstin in his community near Nashville.

Click here to watch it LIVE on YouTube.

Garstin is a student at Independence High School in Williamson County, Tennessee.  His team competed in a match at Huntsville High School in early December.  The 15-year-old suffered a spinal cord injury and spent time in Huntsville Hospital before going to Atlanta for rehabilitation.

Garstin’s friends and family have documented his journey, as people in multiple communities have supported him along the way.  You can check out the Prayers For Hunter Garstin Facebook page for more details.

Hunter, keep smiling — we wish you the best in your recovery!