"I just can't believe it. I saw it on TV and thought, 'Well he twisted his ankle.' But a fractured femur -- of all the surgeries you have to go through," Williams said. "Don is a wonderful man and I wish him nothing but the best. I texted him of course and he hasn't returned the text because he is going through all that stuff. I know he has dealt with some health issues in the past. I wish him well. That's a long road. That's a long process to get back from."
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