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    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a fireside chat in the Bruce M. Selya Appellate Courtroom at the Roger William University Law School Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Bristol, R.I.

    Supreme Court Ginsburg Makes Her First Appearance After Lung Cancer Surgery

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    A photo agency obtained a video of Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaving her Washington DC apartment at 9 AM Wednesday, looking frail but hopefully in good health.

    The surgery caused Justice Ginsburg to miss the last 3 days at the Supreme Court – for the first time in her storied 25-year career on the high court, TMZ reported. She's the 4th oldest person ever to sit on the Supreme Court.

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    The pictures showed the 85-year-old Justice in a wheelchair and being helped into a waiting car. It's unclear where she was headed but she did not go to the Supreme Court.

    The cancer was firstly discovered after she had fractured several ribs during a fall in November. The oldest member of the Supreme court, she's been working from home while recovering from her surgery.

    Justice Ginsburg has battled cancer twice before — colon cancer in 1999 and pancreatic cancer in 2009. Despite her surgeries and recoveries, she has never before missed a single day of work.


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