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Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace will undergo surgery in Colorado next week in an effort to relieve his "incapacitating" pain, his physician said in Birmingham, Ala. Dr. Sam Stover said the pain caused by Wallace's paralysis has doubled in the last year, and he recommended that the governor go to Denver to have a surgical procedure developed about two years ago. Wallace was left partly paralyzed by shots fired by a would-be assassin 13 years ago. "We know the pain is very real and incapacitating," said Stover, chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alabama Hospitals.

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