AUSTIN TEXAS - Gov. Greg Abbott will remain hospitalized at Brooke Army Medical Center following a successful skin graft surgery to repair damage he suffered from severe burns last week, his office said Tuesday. "On the recommendation of doctors, Governor Abbott will extend his stay at Brooke Army Medical Center to allow for further healing and to ensure a prompt recovery," a statement from Abbott's office stated. Abbott suffered second- and third-degree burns on his lower legs and feet last week while he was vacationing in Jackson Hole, Wyo. His office has provided few details about the accident, saying only that he came in contact with scalding hot water.
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