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In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 photo, Meg Theriault speaks with nurse Darleen Crisileo, left, during preparations for surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Theriault is having a plastic plate implanted during the surgery where a portion of her skull had been removed following a near-fatal head injury from a minivan crash three-and-a-half months earlier. The helmet Meg wore afterward for protection rests on a shelf at foreground left. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BU student recovering from crash

Meg Theriault is recovering

from a traumatic brain injury. She was involved in a multi-fatal

minivan accident in New Zealand, May 12, 2012, that killed three Boston

University students. (AP)