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Olympic champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton remains in intensive care as donations pour in
The family of Olympic gymnastics champion Mary Lou Retton says she is “continuing to fight.”
Olympic gymnastics champion Mary Lou Retton remained in intensive care on Wednesday while dealing with a rare form of pneumonia.
Retton's daughters posted a message on Instagram saying their mother “continues to fight” and thanked the thousands who have donated money to help take care of Retton's medical bills.
Shayla Kelley Schrepfer, the oldest of Retton's four daughters, said in a video update on Instagram that the family was “overwhelmed” by the outpouring of support for Retton, 55.
“We didn’t even realize that there are so many people out there that love her just as much as we do,” Schrepfer said. "And it’s been a really hard time for our family. And so just seeing that people love her like that and showing her that support has just meant the world to us and to her, so thank you.”