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Chris Young is recovering from hand surgery

Chris Young is Recovering From Hand Surgery
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Country singer, Chris Young, had to have surgery on his hand Friday after injuring it with a knife. According to "People" on Saturday, Young underwent surgery at a Nashville hospital to repair his damaged tendons.

The accident happened after Young attended his 13th annual fan club party that was attended by more than 500 fans. Young attempted to make himself a late dinner after the party and cut his left hand with a kitchen knife. The party was aboard the General Jackson showboat in Nashville.

According to "Country Weekly," Young has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. He will be able to return to playing the guitar after some rehabilitation on his hand.

The accident has caused Young to cancel a four-hour autograph session that was planned for Friday night. There were 300 confirmed ticket holders to the autograph session. Young also had to cancel his CMA Music Festival appearance that was scheduled for Saturday night at LP Field.

Young was not the on artist forced to miss part of the CMA Music Festival events. Gary Allan had to cancel his own fan club party on Thursday due to a viral infection that affected his voice.

This is not Young’s first accident in the last 12 months. In August 2013, Young was rushed to the hospital in Denver after he went into septic shock from a cut on his leg that developed into a bacterial infection.

Chris Young has had a trying year, but is still moving forward and gaining fans as he goes. Young is known for his songs "Who I Am With You" and 'Gettin’ You Home." Young’s next scheduled concert is in Iowa on June 12 at the Burlington Steamboat Days. Young will also be joining Dierks Bentley’s Riser Tour in July.

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