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Days of our Lives James Reynolds Recovering from Heart Surgery


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James Reynolds (Abe, Days of our Lives)Prognosis excellent!  He’ll be up and about in a few short weeks.

Soapdom is both saddened -- but happy -- to report that Days of our Lives, James Reynolds (Abe) underwent heart valve replacement surgery and is well on his way to a complete recovery.  The surgery took place last Thursday, May 24.  The great news is that Reynolds is doing “very well,” his long time publicist, Lori De Waal tells Soapdom.

“Jim had pulmonary valve stenosis, a disorder present since birth (congenital). It is one of the more common heart birth defects occurring in about one of every ten children,” says De Waal.

Reynolds is expected to make a full recovery and be back at work in six weeks. Due to the surgery, however, Reynolds had to bow out of hosting his annual “Days of Our Lives” celebrity basketball game scheduled for this Friday, June 1. But no worries -- the game will go on!  Reynolds son, Jed Reynolds, will host the game in his place and many Days of our Lives stars will be on the court.

Although it was not clear at first whether Days of our Lives would write around Reynolds or recast the part temporarily, Reynolds was able to answer the question directly on June 5.  "No, the scenes will be re-written and I will play all of them. Also, the show has been nothing but caring and compassionate during this time," Reynolds tells Soapdom.  "The writers and producers could not have been better.”

In lieu of flowers, Reynolds’ son Jed asks well-wishers “to send thoughts, prayers, and messages – those are the best things for him...but if that's not enough, send a donation in Dad's name somewhere.  Your local hospital I'm sure could use it.  They work too hard and with too little.”

Reynolds’ wife Lissa has started a website jrrecovery.com to keep fans and friends up to date on Reynolds’ progress.  Please visit and add a comment to the Blog section.  Reynolds, Lissa and Jed, I am sure, will be happy to hear from you.

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