"We are happy to say that after suffering a stroke in January, Mark has progressed to the point where he can move home with his family," the family said Thursday in a statement.
Kirk will continue therapy as an out-patient, the statement said.
"He has begun a rigorous walking study program to further his mobility and independence while maintaining his schedule with staff."
Kirk, 52, of Highland Park, Ill., suffered an ischemic stroke Jan. 21.
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