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Michael Schumacher Health Update: Tragedy mounts after death in family; F1 legend in mourning

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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has been restricted to bed ever since he suffered the fatal skiing accident in The Alps. The latest Michael Schumacher health update suggests that the 48-year-old has been plunged into mourning after the death of Karl-Heinz Schumacher, his favorite uncle.

A mystery has surrounded on a Michael Schumacher health update ever since his accident. The seven-time F1 world champion’s family has kept quiet over the updates of his recovery.

However, Schumacher is believed to be upset over the death of his down to Earth uncle, Karl-Heinz. The 64-year-old brickie died after he lost the battle to bowel cancer at the end of February, this year.  His wife, Margaret Schumacher, officially confirmed his tragic death on Facebook, as reported by Daily Star.

“It is terrible. The suffering in the family simply does not end. Since Michael’s accident everyone is very sad anyway. And now the Karl-Heinz dies. Luckily, his mother did not have to experience it anymore,” a close friend of Karl-Heinz said to German newspaper BUNTE.

The friend also confirmed that the Schumacher family has been left distraught after the incident. This has added to their concern for the F1 legend who has been recovering from his head injury since 2013.

Friends of Schumacher confident of recovery

Friends of Michael Schumacher are confident of his full recovery. Recently, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, former Ferrari boss revealed that he dreams of seeing the seven-time world champion among us again.

“As I know his strength, I dream that he will soon be among us again,” Montezemolo said, as reported by Express. He also revealed about his very connected relationship with Schumacher for over 11 years, when they were with the Ferrari team.

Montezemolo also added that he always wears the watch given to him by Schumacher. It makes him remember the champion every time he wears it.

Mercedes to continue support Keep Fighting initiative with a new message

Mercedes, the topmost brand in the racing world recently shocked everyone by dropping the #Keep Fighting Michael message from the livery of their cars. However, a spokesman for the team said that they removed the message because they want to replace it with another one.

Mercedes are now planning to support the movement for Michael Schumacher health. The movement was started by the F1 legend’s family, especially his wife, Corinna Schumacher.

The #Keep Fighting Michael movement was started in 2016 to encourage people to fight in real life. The main intention was to make people take inspiration from the fighting spirit of Michael Schumacher himself.

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